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Man throws shoe at Delhi CM Kejriwal amid press conference

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NEW DELHI – A man hurled a shoe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a press conference here on Saturday to announce the reintroduction of the odd-even vehicular scheme in the national capital.

The man identified as Ved Praksh Sharma, is a part of Aam Aadmi Sena and threw a CD too at the Kejriwal when he was trying to brief the details of second phase of scheme in the Indian capital.

Kejriwal was addressing a press conference when the incident occurred.

He said he has the CD, he thrown, of the sting operation done by him on an alleged CNG scam in Delhi.

The shoe missed the target and the man was taken into custody by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers. The man in his 26-27, shouted as he was being whisked away.

Kejriwal later continued with the press conference.

The Congress Party has condemned the attack and said, “Such attacks cannot be justified in anyway.”

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Nirmala Panta rape, murder case : Locals protest after wrong suspect paraded

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BHIMDUTTANAGAR — Locals who were protesting against the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality, have enforced shutdown in Bhimduttanagar Bazaar on Tuesday, protesting police’s failure to reveal facts behind the murder of 13-year-old girl and parading wrong suspect on Monday.

The District Police Office, organising a press conference on Monday,had made public Dilip Singh Bista (41), of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality-19 as Nirmala’s murderer.

Locals have shut down the market area stating that police were not being able to make public the true murderer(s) as they are not convinced by the findings of police citing that Bista was mentally unsound, according to the District Police Office.

Transportation has also been halted.

Bista, a resident of Khanna Chauraha area in Bhimdutta Municipality-19, was apprehended near the scene of crime on Sunday, according to police.

Police making public the wrong suspect has infuriated the locals and fueled the protest.

The agitators including various civil society organisations and human rights defenders have been picketing the District Administration Office and staging rally on the street mounting pressure on the police to reveal the facts behind the heinous crime.

Meanwhile, it had been learnt that police have fired rounds of teargas shells to contain the agitated mob.

Nirmala was found murdered in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.

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