CHITWAN — An unidentified group has set on fire the Ncell tower in Chitwan last night.
Two persons who came on a motorbike at 10:30 pm torched the telecommunications tower at Shanti Chowk of Bharatpur Sub Metropolis – 6, District Police Office, Chitwan said. They used a jute sack to set off the fire on the tower.
Police are still working to find out the actual detail of the damages incurred in the arson attack. The police team from Ward Police Office, Narayangadh arrived at the scene after being informed by locals. The police have launched a search for the attackers.
The attack bears the hallmark of the recent similar attacks on Ncell towers across many districts by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplop’ led CPN Maoist.
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”.