A district in-charge of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’ has been arrested by police. According to the District Police Office, Nawalparasi, party’s district in-charge Ganga Gyawali was detained last night from his home at Bardghat-4 of Nawalparasi West.
Similarly, party’s district member Dhan Bahadur Mardaniya, 47, of Kawasoti municipality-15 has also been arrested by the police from his residence in Nawalparasi East. It may be noted that the government has put a ban on the party’s activities since March 14. Following the prohibition, many leaders of the party are being arrested from various parts of the country.
Three of the five people, who died after a passenger bus heading towards Kathmandu from Kakarvitta of Jhapa met with an accident and fell into the Trishuli river this morning, have been identified. Of them four died on the spot while one died on the way to hospital, police said.