SINDHULI — Police here have arrested two student leaders of the Netra Bikram Chand Biplab-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) with a cache of explosives from Hariharpurgadhi-6 in Sindhuli district on Friday.
The arrestees have been identified as Rajan Basnet of Mithila Municipality-10 in Dhanusha and Purna Bahadur Bhujel of Hariharpurgadhi Rural Municipality-7 in Sindhuli were held with the explosives, according to police.
Basnet is the central member, while Bhujel is the Sindhuli chairman of the student organisation affiliated to the CPN. The police made public them amid a press meet on Saturday.
Police have seized 57 gelatins, three detonators, two digital multi-metres, two metres date cord wire, a pair of scissors and some documents from them. Police aslo seized a Pulsar motorcycle (Ba 38 Pa 4286) used by the suspects.
Police claimed that the CPN had been using seven Kattha of land near Kalilek forest on the border between Sindhuli and Sarlahi districts as the outfit’s ‘military training centre’.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Binod Sharma quoted the detainees as saying that Biplab laid the foundation stone to construct the training centre and conferred 150 people who passed the training 10 days ago.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