Murder convict arrested from Saudi Arabia after 17 years

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Kathmandu: A murder convict who had been absconding for 17 years has been arrested from Saudi Arabia. Govinda Magar, 40, of Belaka municipality-6 of Udayapur has been brought back to the country from Saudi Arabia.

Earlier, Interpol had issued a red corner notice for the fugitive. A police squad deputed in the coordination of the Police Headquarters, Interpol section had brought him the country on Wednesday. The District Court Udayapur had on 28th November 2004 convicted him of the murder of Man Bahadur Tamang.

The Police Headquarter said the guilty was handed to the Udayapur’s Area Police Office, Rampur Thoksila today for further legal proceedings.