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.
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.Follow @gorkhapost
NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education
KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.
Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.
On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.
Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.
Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.Follow @gorkhapost