Govt starts cracking down on Chand-led Maoist cadres

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jun 13, 2016-

In the wake of intensified attacks by Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist on base stations of telecommunication company Ncell, the government has started taking steps to crack down on violent activities of the party cadres.

As part of the efforts, police on Monday arrested seven cadres of the party from Dang, Dhankuta and Myagdi districts on Monday.

Four CPN Maoist cadres have been arrested for their alleged involvement in arson attack in Ncell base stations in Dang. District leaders Yamlal Pujali, Purna Khanal, Jwala Khatiwoda and Bhim Bahadur BK have been detained.

Similarly, Myagdi district leaders Lalu Kishan and Padam Pun have been arrested for torching Ncell tower in Beni municipality.

In Dhankuta, CPN Maoist cadre Mohan Ojha has been arrested.

The district committees of the party have expressed their dissent over the arrest of their cadres, it is learnt. 

Published: 13-06-2016 19:38

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