Stories Tagged 'Tikapur carnage'
The ripples created by the 2015 Tikapur incident had just begun to settle down. The town’s residents were gathering themselves from the incident that resulted in violent killings of nine people, and nearly stoked communal violence between the Tharu and non-Tharu communities.
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Agitating inmates at Kailali District Prison, who are in judicial custody for their alleged involvement in 2015 Tikapur incident, ended their hunger strike on the ninth day on Monday, following a four-point agreement with the local administration. Chief District Officer (CDO) Govinda Rijal ended the strike of 23 accused by feeding them juice.
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Federal Parliament member-elect Resham Chaudhary, who was on the run after being charge-sheeted for his alleged key role in Tikapur carnage, surrendered before the Kailali District Court in Dhangadhi on Monday.
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Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) candidate Resham Chaudhary, who is in the most wanted list of police, has secured a resounding victory from Kailali-1 in the federal parliament election.
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Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Loktantrik) Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar on Tuesday said an impartial investigation into the Tikapur incident should be conducted to publish the guilty ones.
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Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the government is preparing to withdraw the cases against the accused of Tikapur carnage.
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