RAUTAHAT — Police have arrested three persons on the charge of kidnapping businessman Suresh Kedia.
Chanchal Pandey of Kabahi Jabadi, Pushkar Singh of Bariyarpur, Birendra Yadav of Mahagadhimai and Jiyalal Yadav of Telkuwa were arrested after police gathered proofs of their involvement in the crime, according to the Bara District Police Office.
They have been accused of informing Indian ruffians that Kedia is returning after purchasing food grains from Birgunj.
They were found of making telephone calls with accomplices of Bihar’s noted gangster Babbu Dube, police said.
A group of unidentified assailants had kidnapped Kedia from Bariyarpur of Bara district on Thursday evening, after shooting and injuring his chauffer.Follow @gorkhapost
2 injured as bomb goes off at Ward Chair’s house
DAMAK — An unidentified group detonated a bomb at the house of Bhim Poudel, a Ward Chairperson of the Damak Municipality Ward Number 7, last night, injuring two people including a woman.
The injured were hit by shrapnel due to the explosion. The explosion has also caused minor damages to the house which is located some 500 metres to the east of the Area Police Office, Damak.
It was a powerful explosion and it is not known who carried it out, police said.
Those injured in the incident are Semu Rai and Tilochan Pokhrel who had come to visit their relatives at the house next to Poudel’s house.
Both them who have been wounded in the hands and legs are being treated at the Lifeline Hospital in Damak. Rai is a staff at the same hospital.
Police has started an investigation into the case. Meanwhile, the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) has today issued a press release saying those playing main role in evicting the landless squatters in the disputed market area in Damak. It had specifically named Wrad Chair Poudel and Mayor Romnath Oli.
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