Nepal Maoist Clippings 16/12/2015


Group linked to CPN Maoist attack Dish office in Nepal

A group of people associated with Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist attacked the Dish Home office in Bhaisepati on Wednesday using petrol bomb. The attack, which was carried out at 6:30 am, destroyed the main tower of the digital satellite service.

The police suspect that there would be a huge loss of property due to the fire caused by the attack. Chand-led CPN Maoist had repeatedly warned Dish to stop airing Indian television channels in a protest against the alleged Indian blockade on Nepal. As per the police, the attack might have been in response to the warnings that were ignored by Dish Home. All transmission of Dish Home, including Indian television channels, has stopped following the attack. (ANI)

Dish Home office in Bhaisepati attacked, Chand-led CPN Maoist suspected

Dec 16, 2015- An unidentified gang hurled petrol bomb at Dish Home control unit office in Bhaisepati early Wednesday morning. Lalitpur SSP Pitambar Adhikari informed that the incident occurred at 6:15 am this morning. Motorcycle-borne assailants sprinkled petrol on the transmitting unit of the control office and set it on fire, police said.

Though the motive remains unknown, police suspects that the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist might have carried out the arson attack on the television network for airing Indian news Channel. No arrests have been made in connection with the attack. Police team on the site has been assessing the damage caused by the attack.

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