Chand-led Maoist captures properties of UML, UCPN (M) leaders
CAHRIKOT, APR 21 – The CPN Maoist led by Netra Bikram Chand have captured a house and lands belonging to the leaders of the UCPN (Maoist) and the CPN-UML respectively. The Chand-led Maoist informed through a press statement that it has captured the house belonging to former Constituent Assembly member of the UCPN (Maoist), Jit Bir Lama, from Laduk-8 and the land owned by CPN-UML leaders at Lamidanda-6 of the district. The party clarified that the land (1,200 sq km) which earlier had been used for the community health promotion centre was transferred to the ownerships of UML leaders Kumar Khadka and Prakash KC, so it was grabbed. The party has hoisted its flag on it. However, it has set a condition that it would return the captured land once the land was transferred to the centre.
Similarly, former CA member Lama has been accused of selling the house without making official documents of ownership transfer. He had sold the mud-and-stone wall house to Dambar Bahadur Budhathoki 14 years back. Victim Budhathoki said although he pas paid Rs 55,000 on installments, he was yet to have it officially. Rather, former CA member Lama threatened him of showing the evidence that he was paid. RSS
Nepalgunj advocate injured in attack
KATHMANDU, APR 21 – A group of unidentified people has attacked an advocate here in Nepalgunj on Tuesday. The group of four to five unidentified individuals attacked Nepalgunj-based advocate Udaya Lal Verma at his law firm at 10 am today morning. Advocate Verma sustained injuries in his head and has been receiving medical treatment at based Teaching Hospital in Nepalgunj. According to DSP Janak Shahi, the attackers attacked Verma on the head with a stick. DSP Shahi informed that pamphlets belonging to Netra Birkam Chand led CPN Maoist was found at the scene. The pamphlets read that advocate Verma had illegally acquired the land of others.