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Around 1,000 detained for anti-election activities

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KATHMANDU — Nepal Police have detained around 1,000 persons for their attempt to spoil the election atmosphere.

So far a total of 957 people have been arrested from different parts of the country on charge of attacking political leaders, candidates and cadres.

Of them, 600 were associated with Biplav-led Maoist, 13 reportedly with CK Raut group and remaining 344 belonged to some other political parties.

Spokesperson for the Nepal Police Manoj Neupane said, “Police are committed to ensuring the security for candidates and voters so as to make the elections successful.”

“The Nepal Police has deputed booth security squads, mobile teams and security in plain clothes for the purpose of election security,” he added.

Around 90 per cent of its human resource has been mobilised for assuring security during election across the country. Those assigned for the first phase of elections have been sent to the districts where the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies is taking place tomorrow, December 7.

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Meanwhile, 11 people including three Indian nationals have been arrested by the police in Saptari for their involvement in anti-elections activities. Of the eleven, six have been identified as Biplav-led Maoist cadres.

According to Saptari’s Superintendent of Police, Mukesh Kumar Singh, police also confiscated firearms from them.

Security in the district has been beefed up in view of the second phase of provincial and parliamentary elections with the adaptation of additional security measures.

The Nepal-India border points here have been sealed from today for the next 36 hours. District level security officials from both countries held a meeting earlier to discuss security measures to be taken for the twin polls.

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UML’s Shahi announces resignation from all posts

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SURKHET — Dissatisfied with the appointement of Province 6’s ministers, Chandra Bahadur Shahi of CPN-UML has announced his resignation from all positions of the party including the parliament citing the process was unfair.

Shahi, who had been elected from Mugu (B) during provincial assembly elections, alleged that Province 6’s ministerial appointees were based on extortion and welcomed candidates with no political experiences for the position.

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Shahi has been actively involved with the party since the formation of CPN-UML in the district for 15 consecutive years.

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