Chitwan Medical College chief attacker arrested

A youth who had been on the run after attacking Prof Harish Chandra Neupane, Chairperson and Managing Director of the Chitwan Medical College, was arrested on Wednesday.

Police arrested Bhim Bahadur Tamang, 24, of Chitwan Municipality, acccording to Superintendent of Police, Deepak Shrestha.

The attack took place on January 24 at a time when Prof Neupane was inside his vehicle within the college premises. Tamang managed to break the windshields but the college chief escaped unscathed.

Police have filed a case of an attempted murder against Tamang. The District Court Chitwan on Thursday extended the custody of the accused by five days for necessary legal proceedings, police said. RSS