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Mastermind behind Sharad Gauchan murder arrested

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KATHMANDU — Nepal Police has arrested the mastermind behind the murder of chairman of the Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) Sharad Kumar Gauchan and made public on Sunday.

Central Investigation Bureau today made public Samir Man Singh Basnet, the main murder plotter behind Gauchan who was arrested from Chitwan yesterday.

CIB chief DIG Pushkar Karki said mastermind Basnet was arrested from Chitwan yesterday adding that Basnet was also involved in murder attempt of Durga Tiwari and Dawa Lama.

Police investigation had found Basnet was trying to extort money from Gauchan and masterminded the murder after Gauchan refused to pay money.

Basnet had asked two per cent commission from Postal Higway contract from gauchan. Basnet aslo calimed with the police that he had invested 10 million rupees in the contracting company but Gauchan refused to provide share for the same.

Police has already arrested seven people involved in Gauchan’s murder.

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Six including parents of groom killed in Dang road accident





DANG- Six persons including the parents of a newlywed boy died on the spot after the two vehicles collided head on at Rihar of Lamahi Municipality-9 in Dang district at 1:45 am today.

According to police, a Scorpio Jeep (Ba 12 Cha 3122) heading to Shumshergunj of Banke district from Gitanagar in Chitwan and a bus (Na 5 Kha 4090) on its route to Kathmandu from Mahendranagar collided, killing six people on the spot and injuring two others.

The deceased have been identified as the parents of bridegroom Man Bahadur KC, 53, and Bimala, 45, of Raptisonari Rural Municipality-8 in Banke district, according to the chief of Dang District Police Office, Bel Bahadur Pandey.

Likewise, Bishwanath Adhikari, 49, Prabin KC, 5, Dipak Kumar Khadka, 31, and Dutta Bahadur Khatri, 78, also died in the incident. Jeep driver and next one have sustained injuries in the incident and are receiving medical treatment at Kohalpur Medical College, according to police.

Police shared that the newlywed bride and groom were travelling in another vehicle.

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