Court orders release of Chand’s cadres
Jan 16, 2019-
The Supreme Court has ordered the release of Lokendra Raj Thapa and Keshab Bahadur Budha of the Biplav-led Communist Party of Nepal from detention. A division bench of Justices Meera Khadka and Prakashman Singh Raut on Monday directed the authorities to free the pair associated with a trade union close to the party. There were no sufficient reasons to keep them in detention illegally, the court said while ordering their release. The Metropolitan Crime Division, Teku had arrested them on the charge of “misconduct”. The pair was arrested on January 3.
Published: 16-01-2019 07:39