Kathmandu – A special police team deployed from the Metropolitan Crime Division (MCD) has arrested a kingpin, who had carried our attacks on Madyapur Thimi Municipality Mayor Madan Sundar Shrestha, from Bagbazaar area, on Tuesday, police said.
According to police, Kusal Bogati (30) of Rupsa VDC-5 in Kalikot district currently residing at Sallaghari in Bhaktapur district, was one of the cadres of Biplab-led CPN Maoist behind carrying out attacks on Shrestha.
Bogati along with other cadres had carried out brutal attack on Mayor Shrestha outside his residential house at Gatthagar in the municipality around 5: 45 pm in April 21, police said.
Police also seized two motorcycles, five mobile sets, mobile SIM cards 13 sets and party pamphlet, other documents and donation receipts from his possession.
Meanwhile, the investigation is underway, police said.