Kathmandu : Fugitive defendants in banking malpractice case have been arrested.
The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of the police has arrested Amar Maharjan, 34, of Lalitpur Metropolitan City-21 Khokana on Monday.
Maharjan was arrested from Kuleshwor in Kathmandu on Monday, said CI Chief Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Sahakul Bahadur Thapa. He was sentenced by the Patan High Court to a fine of Rs 3.2 million and seven days imprisonment on Magh 13, 2076 in a banking case.
Thapa said that Maharjan, who had been absconding since that day, was produced before the Lalitpur District Court for payment of his sentence.
Maharjan had deliberately lied to Rita Maharjan saying that there was enough balance in his account and had given a check of Yeti Development Bank Kumaripati branch on Jestha 25, 2074 BS. After lying for a long time, Rita had filed a complaint against Maharjan.