Kathmandu, January 7
The woman was arrested on Thursday night, informs DSP Dil Bahadur Malla at the Metropolitan Police Circle.
Malla informs police arrested the woman after going through CCTV footage. In her statement with the investigators, she has confessed to the vandalism.
Sandeep Khanal, the chief of the Hanumandhoka Durbar Herchah Adda under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, says the inscription was placed there during the reign of Pratap Malla in the late 1640s.
Works are underway to preserve the broken inscription, says Khanal.