NCP (Dahal-Nepal) leader Jhakri released

Published On: February 11, 2021 06:45 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Leader of the Nepal COmmunist Party (Dahal-Nepal), Ram Kumari Jhakri was released hours after she was arrested earlier this afternoon. 

Jhakri, a youth leader of the agitating Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, was arrested from her home for ‘committing a crime against the state’ under Clause 58 of the Criminal Code, 2017, on Thursday for her“controversial” remarks on President Bidya Devi Bhandari a week ago in Gorkha district.

“I was arrested because of political vendetta,” she said following her release.

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