MAHOTTARI — Police has arrested three persons on the charge of their alleged involvement in the incident of beating of a former lawmaker Budhani Devi Mahato.
The UCPN (Maoist) former lawmaker Mahato was seriously whipped by unidentified persons on Monday night.
The Area Police Office, Gaushala arrested 34-year-old Nathuni Yadav, 29-year-old Naresh Yadav and 46-year-old Ram Ishwar Yadav, all residents of Laxminiya-8, for their involvement in the former lawmaker beating incident. They were held from their homes on Tuesday and have been forwarded to Jaleshwar for further action.
The accused entered Mahato’s house and beaten her black and blue using home-made weapons. Mahato, who sustained serious injuries due to the beating, is undergoing treatment at the Janakpur Zonal Hospital.
According to locals, the group comprising the three men attacked Mahato as it was unhappy with her role in settling a long-running dispute between two rival groups in the village.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.