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Police have arrested two men from Kathmandu in connection with the murder of a youth in Tikapur during celebration of Holi festival on Friday.
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Tikapur was a ghostly town when I last visited 27 months ago. I had arrived two days after eight police officers, including a senior superintendent of police (SSP), were killed by an angry mob of mostly-Tharu protesters, and a day after members of the Pahadi population retaliated by setting fire to properties they believed to belong to the Tharus.
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Around 200 houses have been submerged after the overflowing waters of Patharaiya River entered human settlements at Tikapur Municipality and Janaki Rural Municipality.
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The Tikapur carnage was premeditated and the protesters were offered money to present themselves violently, said a report by a taskforce under Parliamentary Committee on Social Justice and Human Rights.
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In his first visit since the violent incident in Tikapur that killed eight security personnel and a toddler, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Saturday arrived in Tikapur to assess the situation on the ground
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Police personnel on Monday night arrested Tek Bahadur Chaudhary, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik (MJF-L) chairman in Kailali Constituency-1, for his alleged involvement in Tikapur clashes in which nine people were killed.
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