The police on Friday have arrested a person who attacked two girls with acid in Basantapur.
According to a police source, the police arrested Jiwan BK, a previous tenant at victim Sangita Magar’s Basantapur-based house, on charges of acid attack . Magar’s family had suspected the involvement of BK in the incident.
The police arrested alleged perpetrator BK in Gangtok, Sikkim.
It has been informed that BK will be made public through a press conference today afternoon.
The victims, Sangita Magar and Sima Basnet, were studying at a tution center in Jhochhen when four masked men barged into the room and splashed acid on them on February 22.