Elderly man robbed of Rs. 400‚000 in Nuwakot

An elderly man has been robbed of Rs. 400,000 that he withdrew from a bank in Nuwakot on Tuesday.

According to the District Police Office, Nuwakot, an unidentified man snatched a bag that 63-year-old Harka Bahadur Tamang was carrying and escaped.

Tamang, who hails from Khadku, Dandagaun-7 of Rasuwa, was about to get on a bus after withdrawing the money from the Nepal Bangladesh Bank at Battar when he was targetted by the robber.

Police said the incident occurred at around 11:30 am today.

A manhunt to nab the culprit has already been launched, police said.

Source: THT