Mahtab Alam, brother of former Nepali Congress MP and former minister Mohammad Aftab Alam, has also been arrested in connection with the Rajpur bomb blast on the eve of the 2064 Constituent Assembly elections.
Mahataf was absconding after Parliament Alam was arrested. Rautahat police have not made public the details of the arrest. He is being brought to Rautahat from Motihari district in Bihar, India in coordination with the Indian police.
The house of Alam’s uncle Sheikh Idris was blown up on 2074 Chaitra, 27. It is alleged that Trilok Pratap Singh, 24, and Osiyaktar Miya, 22, were burnt alive in Itabhatta.
The main accused, Parliamentarian Aftab Alam, was arrested on 2076 Ashoj, 26. Parliament Alam is currently in jail. Five of the 11 accused have been arrested.