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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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Govt forms 5-member committee to probe Khursid’s murder

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KATHMANDU — The government has formed a 5-member committee led by an SSP Kishor Dahal to investigate into the murder of Khursid Ansari,the operator and principal of Raiyab Boarding School at Harinagar, Sunsari.

Other members include SP Ramesh Kumar Thamsu (APF), Tulsi Prasai (Deputy Director, National Investigation Department) Rabindra Acharya (under-secretary, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law) and Rajan Pandey, administrative officer of Sunsari.

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The team will be required to present its report on the case within 15 days.

An unidentified persons, suspected of Indian nationals came in motorcycle with Indian number plate, had shot Ansari on Thursday.

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