Murder-convict Maoist leader Dhungel arrested

Published On: October 31, 2017 12:25 PM NPT

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested Maoist leader Bal Krisha Dhungel who has been convicted of murder of Ujjan Kumar Shrestha of Okhaldhunnga.

Dhungel will be handed over to the court, a police source said. “He’s been arrested as per the Apex Court’s order.

However, pressure is pouring in from Maoist leaders demanding his release,” the source said. Dhungel's arrest comes after a writ filed against IGP Prakash Aryal at the Apex Court. 

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