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4 including Tarun Dal cadre held for extortion

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KATHMANDU — Four persons including the cadres of TArun Dal, the youth organisation of Nepal Congress, on the charge of extorting businessmen by issuing death threats from Kathmandu.

The suspects have been identified as Chet Bahadur Gurung, 40, of Ajirkot Rural Municipality-4, of Gorkha, Som Bahadur Gurung, 28, of Sulikot Rural Municipality-4, Bir Bahadur Gurung, 38, of Siranchok Rural Municipality-8, and Sunil Dhakal, of Sulikot-4,according to the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) .

A police team deployed from the CIB of Nepal Police nabbed them for allegedly demanding Rs 20 million from the businesspersons posing themselves as the cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal.

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Chet Bahadur is aligned with Tarun Dal.

Claiming themselves as the cadres of Communist Party of Nepal, the arrestees had demanded Rs 20 million from real state entrepreneur Hari Prasad Sapkota, of Sulikot Rural Municipaliuty-8, currently residing at Khusibu, Nayabazaar, KMC-16, and other entrepreneurs through phone. They had also issued death threats to businessmen if they did not provide them money, police said.

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Dipak Manange sent to Dilli Bazar jail

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KATHMANDU — Absconding murder accused Rajib Gurung, aka Deepak Manange, who was arrested on Thursday, has been sent to Dilli Bazar jail today.

Manange,who had won the PA seat from Manang in the provincial election from Provice 4, was presented at the Kathmandu District Court and sent to Dillibazaar jail as per the court’s verdict, according to police.

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The Supreme Court (SC) in January had convicted Manange in an attempted murder case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. He was on the run since the Apex Court upheld the Patan Appellate Court’s verdict to jail him for five years in an attempted murder case.

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