Kailali police on Wednesday arrested five more persons for their alleged involvement in the murdering of seven police faculty, including SSP Laxman Neupane, and a two-year-old child on Monday. With this the number of arrestee in the incident has reached 10.
Those captured Wednesday are Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic Kailali Area No 1’s regional chairman Ram Prasad Chaudhary, 44, Khadak Bahadur Chaudhary, 55, Ram Janam Chaudhary, 17, Prem Bahadur Chaudhary, 41, and Sundarlal Kathariya, 27.
SSP Laxman Neupane, Police Inspectors Balaram Bista and Keshab Bohara, Head Constable Laxman Khadka and policeman Lokendra Chand, APF Head Constable Lalit Saud and APF Constable Ram Bihari Tharu died on in the incident.
Meanwhile, another police head constable, Janak Neggi, who sustained serious injuries in the incident died in Kathmandu while undergoing treatment at the hospital. With his death the total number of police who died in the incident reached 9.
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”.