KATHMANDU: A man has been arrested in connection with a series of thefts at eight different places in the Kathmandu Valley. The arrested is Kamal Thapa Magar, 31, of Doramba Gaonpalika-4 of Ramechhap and living in Koteshwor, Kathmandu.
A team of the crime branch of the metropolitan police arrested him from Koteshwor on Thursday. The arrested Thapa Magar has been sent to Kathmandu for further investigation and action, said SP Krishna Koirala.
Police also recovered a mobile phone, two rods used to break the lock of the door, a jacket worn during the theft, a bag used during the theft and Rs 2,000 in cash.
According to the police, he has been stealing cash and gold and silver jewelery from various cooperatives and financial associations in the Kathmandu Valley at night and by breaking the door when people are not at home during the day.
According to the branch, he had stolen Rs.
According to the police, they stole property worth Rs. Similarly, Rupesh Galan, a resident of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-15, stole Rs.