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No-confidence motion filed against PM Oli

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KATHMANDU — A no-confidence motion has been filed against KP Oli-led government at the legislature parliament on Wednesday.

Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Center) and CPN-United have filed a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in the Parliament.

Total 254 MPs have signed on no-certainty movement from Nepali Congress, Maoist Center and CPN-United where just 151 signs are needed to file the motion. Congress has 183, Moist Center has 68 and CPN-United has 3 members.

The no-confidence motion was filed against PM Oli after a meeting of the ruling parties held on Tuesday evening concluded that the Prime Minister would face the Parliament instead of resigning.

The Maoist Center withdrew its support from the Oli-led government, charging the Prime Minister’s party CPN-UML had failed to implement the past agreements signed with it.

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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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