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Maoist Center urges UML to execute past agreements

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KATHMANDU — The CPN Maoist Center, a main coalition partner in the incumbent government, has urged the CPN-UML to completely implement all the agreements made with it in the past.

The meeting of CPN MC Central Office held at the residence of Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Lazimpat, on Sunday has also asked for the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s to implement the agreements and initiate the formation of national consensus government at the earliest.

The meeting has reached a conclusion that the formation of such government was necessary to address multifarious issues including implementing the Constitution, resolving differences with the agitating Madhesh-centric political parties and expediting the post-quake reconstruction drive among others, according to CPN MC Spokesperson Pampha Bhusal.

Furthermore, Spokesperson Bhusal shared that the meeting discussed the latest political situation, dialogues and discussion held with the UML in different times.

The recently held politburo meeting of the CPN MC had also stressed the formation of national unity government.


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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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