KATHMANDU — The banda enforcers have torched a taxi in Koteshwor on Thursday morning. According to SSP Sushil Bhandari, the banda enforcers torched the taxi,Ba 1 Jha 8206, stopping it on mid-way minutes after they got in. They had hired it to go to Kalanki from Koteshwor.
CPN-Maoists led by Netra Bikram Chand had called an across the nation banda today. Normal life in the Kathmandu Valley has been thrown out of gear due to banda.
Educational institutions, markets and shops pulled down their shutters from early morning, while public and private vehicles stayed off the roads.
Meanwhile, at least 21 persons have been arrested so far from various parts of the city for enforcing the banda, according to SP Pradyumna Karki of the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu.
Police have also nabbed two people with petrol bombs in Bhaktapur. They were forcing people to shut down their businesses.
According to SSP Bikram Singh Thapa,Kathmandu Police chief, they have nabbed Yogendra Kumal, chairman of All Nepal Revolutionary Trade Union and Bishnu Hari Adhikari from Kalitmati for allegedly coercing people to shut their businesses.Follow @gorkhapost
‘C’ Division League Football tournament set for February
KATHMANDU— The Martyrs Memorial ‘C’ Division League Football Championship is set to take place in the third week of February 2019.
On Thursday the meeting held between the representatives of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and ‘C’ Division clubs at ANFA Complex in Satdobato, Lalitpur set the date for the tournament, shared ANFA Spokesperson Kiran Rai.
League Director Sanjeeb Mishra said, “The ANFA and Club’s representatives have agreed to conduct the competition in the final week of February (second week of Falgun). We will finalize the specific date for the tournament in near future”.
Eleven ‘C’ Division clubs will take part in the Division League.Follow @gorkhapost