KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli won’t resign in spite of main coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) decided to withdraw support to government.
Prime minister’s Press Advisor, Pramod Dahal said that the Prime Minister won’t resign, but would rather face no-confidence motion at the parliament.
PM Oli has started preparations to face the no-confidence motion in the parliament instead of resigning after Maoist pullout, according to him.
UML has called a standing committee meet at 6 pm today.
Meanwhile, PM Oli has started discussions with his honchos over the future course of action to be adopted by the government.
Oli has also called the meeting of the ruling alliance after the major ally CPN Maoist Centre withdrew its support from the coalition government.Follow @gorkhapost
Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days
KANCHANPUR — Police in Kanchanpur have made public an accused arrested in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality.
Dilip Singh Bista, 41, of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality was made public at a press conference at the DPO. Bista was arrested on Saturday,according to the District Police Office Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi.
Nirmala was found dead in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.
Bista,who was released from prison last year after serving nine years for murdering his brother-in-law Narayansingh Thapa, works as a daily-wage labourer.
According to Bista’s statement to police, he helped Nirmala fix her bicycle chain before raping and killing her on July 26. He told police that killed her to avoid being arrested again.Follow @gorkhapost