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RPP Nepal asks PM sack Asst Minister Bista

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KATHMANDU — Ruling coalition Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-Nepal) on Monday asked Prime Minister KP Oli to sack Assistant Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Biraj Bahadur Bista.

The work execution committee of the party today decided to communicate with PM Oli to sack Bista, accusing him of acting against the party’s welfare and unity.

The party’s decided to review Bista referring to his involvement in the activities that could hamper the party’s overall progress and unity, the party’s co-spokesman Mohan Shrestha said.

The work execution committee of the party had looked for clarification from Bista accusing him of going against the party.

Earlier, the party central committee meeting held at Birgunj had decided to suspend Bista’s father and co-executive of the party Keshar Bahadur Bista even from the party’s general membership.

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Two held on charge of girls trafficking





BETRAWATI— Police have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in trafficking five adolescent girls aged between 13 to 16 — to India.

The arrestees have been identified as Nirmal Biswakarma (23) of Bheriganga Municipality-12 of Surkhet and Bikas Pyakurel (20) of Chaughada in Likhu Rural Municipality-4 of Nuwakot.

The Surkhet Police had arrested Biswokarma from his home while rescuing the captive girls on Friday and produced him before court on Saturday.

Likewise, acting on the statement of the captive girls, police arrested Pyakurel from Battar Bazaar, Nuwakot on Sunday.

According to District Police Office Chief Basanta Kunwar, a case related to human trafficking was registered against them on Sunday and investigation into the case was expedited from the Nuwakot District Court.

It has been learnt that the duo lured the girls, on their way to play Bhailo on Laxmi Puja, by promising them good jobs in India and transported them to Surkhet.

The rescued girls have been kept at a shelter of Women and Children Service Centre of Nepal Police.

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