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
PM Oli receives tika from his father Mohan Prasad Oli
KATHMANDU- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received tika, jamara and tilak from his father Mohan Prasad Oli at the auspicious hour of 9:51 am on the occasion of Bijaya Dashami today.
Oli also offered tika, jamara and tilak to Radhika Shakya, the Prime Minister’s spouse, on the occasion. The event was held at the Prime Minister’s residence.