A fugitive on the run after committing a murder in Pyuthan was arrested from the capital.
Bir Bahadur Khatri,26, was arrested from a hotel in Kathmandu. He is charged of murdering Ganesh Ghartimagar of Gaumukhi rural municipality-6, Pyuthan. The murder took place on December 26.
The metropolitan police range in Maharajgunj arrested him from Hotel Galaxy in Mitranagar, in Kathmandu-26, according to DSP Fanindra Prasain.
Khatri reportedly hit Ghartimagar with a spade over a dispute on sharing of water from the irrigation canal in their field.