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Lyarkal Lama arrested with bullets

Gorkha Post



KATHMANDU — UCPN (Maoist) official Lyarkal Lama has been arrested with 14 rounds of bullets on Sunday.

He was arrest after the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) discovered bullets from his Nepal Investment Bank locker in Durbarmarg during of its investigation.

Lama has handed over to the police office in Durbarmarg for further examination.

Lama, who has been accused of having a Nepali and Indian passport, a Tibetan refugee card and citizenship certificate from various districts of Nepal, was former CA member from the CPN-UML.

Lama was a State Finance Minister during Jhala Nath Khanal’s tenure as prime minister but had to resign from his state minister post following controversy over his citizenship certificate.

He then quit UML and joined UCPN (Maoist) where he was appointed as lawmaker despite some strong reservations from within the party.

The Election Commission had appointed Lama as Constituent Assembly (CA) member under the proportional representation (PR) quota from the UCPN (Maoist) on February 8.

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Girl raped in Mahottari





GAUSHALA — A 13-year-old girl of Aurahi Municipality in Mahottari district has been raped on Sunday evening.

Police Inspector at Gaushala-based Area Police Office, Bhola Bhatta, said that two local youths — Rakesh Sada and Ritik Sada, both 15 years of age — allegedly raped the girl when she had gone to wash utensils at a nearby rivulet.

Police have arrested Ritik while Rakesh has been absconding after the incident.

Meanwhile, necessary investigation into the case is underway, said police.

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