Notorious thug Rajan Limbu lands in police net

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD), Teku has arrested notorious thug Rajan Limbu from Gyaneshwar area on Friday afternoon.

Acting on a tip-off, an MPCD team tracked Limbu down and rounded him up from his hideout in the Dhobikhola corridor between Ratopul and Kalopul  at 1:30 pm, SSP Dhiraj Singh, chief of the MPDC told Republica Online.

Police had to fire four rounds of shots in the course of taking Limbu under control.

Limbu, who has received a bullet injury in his leg in the police firing, is undergoing treatment at National Trauama Center.

Limbu, who originally hails form Itahari Sub-metropolitan City, Sunsari, has already served a six- year-jail term on the charge of various criminal cases.

On November 28, he had attacked Sabin Dahal, the operator of Active Money Transfer based in Itahari, with a sharp weapon and decamped with Rs 300,000, said SSP Singh. He had been absconding since then.

On September 5, 2016, he had barged into the office of Robal Cooperatives Ltd looted property worth Rs 1,130,922 at gunpoint.