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.Follow @gorkhapost
2 injured as bomb goes off at Ward Chair’s house
DAMAK — An unidentified group detonated a bomb at the house of Bhim Poudel, a Ward Chairperson of the Damak Municipality Ward Number 7, last night, injuring two people including a woman.
The injured were hit by shrapnel due to the explosion. The explosion has also caused minor damages to the house which is located some 500 metres to the east of the Area Police Office, Damak.
It was a powerful explosion and it is not known who carried it out, police said.
Those injured in the incident are Semu Rai and Tilochan Pokhrel who had come to visit their relatives at the house next to Poudel’s house.
Both them who have been wounded in the hands and legs are being treated at the Lifeline Hospital in Damak. Rai is a staff at the same hospital.
Police has started an investigation into the case. Meanwhile, the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) has today issued a press release saying those playing main role in evicting the landless squatters in the disputed market area in Damak. It had specifically named Wrad Chair Poudel and Mayor Romnath Oli.
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