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Kathmandu: Police have arrested Pitamber Gautam, advisor of the Trade Union Federation of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Prachanda-Nepal faction.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) at Metropolitan Police Circle, Kathmandu, Ashok Singh said that he was arrested in a cooperative fraud case.
A team deployed from the circle arrested him from Thamel.
He was earlier sentenced to six months imprisonment by the Kathmandu District Court in a case of defrauding Dhorpatan Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Limited.
He was absconding after the court’s verdict on December 4 last year.
After refusing to pay the 1,28,000, the court again ruled to sentenced him to jail.