DOLPA — A cadre of Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led Communist Party of Nepal, who was arrested by the police during the Nepal banda on Sunday, was forcibly set free (by the party cadres).
A group of five party cadres led by party district in-charge Ajit Bista allegedly attacked a police squad escorting the arrestee to Dunai from the Tripurakot Police Post and freed this morning.
Party district member Sagar Sahi of Mudkechula Rural Municipality-9 was taken under the police control from the Tripurakot Bagar Bazaar as he was imposing the banda announced by the party.
Shahi, 36, a resident of Mungke Chula rural municipality-9 was arrested from Tripura Sundari municipality’s bazaar by police on charges of imposing a general strike on Sunday.
Shahi was being taken to District Police Office at Dunai from Tripurakot police post.
Police head constable Dhan Singh Kathayat and policeman Jaylal Basnet suffered minor injuries in the incident took place at Thulibheri Municipality-9.
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Hari Prasad Sharma said 35 police personnel from Jufal, Kalagaunda and Dunai are searching for them.
“The cadres had attacked constables with stones and fled the scene with Shahi,” said DSP Sharma.
Bibash Shahi and Dinesh Singh who were detained along with Shahi were released by police in the evening on Sunday evening.
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All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled
KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.
All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.
A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.
Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.Follow @gorkhapost