Jhapa: Baudal Lamgade alias Punya Prasad Bishwakarma of Mechinagar-8, Jhapa, who absconded after being charged with murder, has been arrested after 13 years. The Area Police Office, Kakadvitta arrested him from Intabhatta in Jhapa three days ago.
Jhapa police was searching for Nattu Bishwakarma of Taghandubba in Jhapa on the charge of beating him to death. Jhapa Police Chief SP Krishna Prasad Koirala said that Lamgade was arrested after 13 years.
Bishwakarma was beaten to death by Lamgade on March 9, 2006. The incident took place when there was a dispute over the theft of a bicycle. The victim’s wife Chandrika said she hoped to get justice. “I didn’t think justice would be served,” Chandrika said. I thank the Jhapa police. ‘