KATHMANDU — Cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led Maoist torched Ncell towers in Lamjung on Saturday.
As some leaflets, published apparently by the party, were recovered from some incident sites, police suspected that the party made the multiple attacks on the telecom company.
According to the Nepal Police Headquarters daily news release , towers in Shivasatakshi-2 of Jhapa, Kubhinde Daha-9 of Salyan, Laxmipur-1 of Dang; Ashrang-7 of Gorkha; Hiletaksar of Lamjung and Yangsila-8 of Morang were set on fire.
Owing responsibility to the incident, student leader Sujan Adhikari said they would continue their nationwide campaign against private companies making government services more problematic.
Equipment worth thousands of rupees was destroyed in the incidents, according to police.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.