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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2 women electrocuted in Baglung
BAGLUNG — Two women were electrocuted in Baglung district on Saturday.
The victims have been identified as Guma Kandel, 25, and Nisha Kandel, 20 of Kathekhola Rural Municipality-6, Bihunkot. They died when they were electrocuted on their way to home from the nearby forest, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police at Baglung Bishwaraj Singh Thapa.
They had reportedly gone to collect fodder early morning but were found dead during a search by their family members after they failed to return home till late. The two caught live current from a pole of high-voltage transmission line.
Locals have stopped the police personnel from collecting the dead bodies demanding Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) of rightful compensation after bearing responsibility of the incident.
Likewise, the agitated locals brought down the Mid-Hill Highway to a temporary halt demanding NEA to replace the faulty electricity poles in the region.
NEA’s distribution centre in Baglung has admitted that leakage of electricity from wires to the poles had resulted in the fateful incident.
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