Police arrest burglars who carried out robberies in four places in the ValleyAmong the five individuals, the leader Tsering Tamang, aka Kaka, was arrested from Makalbari, Kathmandu, on Friday after getting hit by two bullets on his leg.
The Metropolitan Crime Division has arrested six men involved in four different robberies across the Valley. Among the five individuals, the leader Tsering Tamang, aka Kaka, was arrested from Makalbari, Kathmandu, on Friday after getting hit by two bullets on his leg.
“When a team went to arrest Tsering, he tried to attack them with sharp weapons. While he was about to flee, we fired two bullets on his leg and arrested him. He is being treated in Bir Hospital,” Senior Superintendent of Police Sahakul Bahadur Thapa, chief of the division, told the Post.
According to the Division, the other arrested individuals have been identified as Yogen Tamang; Nitesh Tamang, aka Dharane; Ajay Tamang, aka Mundre; Rupesh Chaulagain, aka Bahun; and Bhimraj Thing, aka Jigre. They were arrested from Ilam and various other places of Kathmandu in the last couple of days.
On May 17, the group closed the shutter of a jewellery shop in Jorpati and threatened the owner with a khukuri on broad daylight at around 12:45 pm. Then, they robbed Rs 80,000 from the owner.
Other activities of the group includes robbing Rs 100,000 from Asan Investment Pvt Ltd at Lalitpur on May 16; Rs 350,000 from Pathivara Money Transfer at Gokarneshwor on May 9; and Rs 170,000 from Peoples Money Transfer at Kalanki on September 11 last year.
Along with these four places, the group had also attempted to rob Agrimore Cooperative, at Chabahil, on January 28, but fled without robbing anything.
“The group had robbed all the places in broad daylight. We had their faces captured in many CCTV cameras following which we searched for them, found them and arrested them,” said Thapa.