Police detain eight so far in connection with Jungu clash

Published On: May 10, 2017 11:10 AM NPT

DOLAKHA, May 10: Police detained eight individuals so far in connection to the Jungu clash in Dolakha district.

According to Chief District Officer (CDO) Yagyaraj Bohora, Police team led by DSP Rabin Karki has reached Jungu of Gaurishankar Rural Municipality and started investigation. "At least eight people are detained so far to start investigation over the incident that happened last night," said Bohora.

The cadres of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) had clashed for hours on Tuesday night and seriously injured UML cadre Kul Bahadur Tamang succumbed to the injuries when he was being rushed to a hospital in district headquarters Charikot. Kul Bahadur is a son of UML cadre Gore Tamang, who is contesting for ward member at Gaurishankar-2.

In the same brawl, a local teacher Dil Bahadur Budhathoki, who is believed to be close to the UML, and Maoist Center's candidate for ward-chairman Bharat Karki have sustained serious injuries. Budhathoki is taken to the capital city Kathmandu as the local hospital referred him for intensive and further treatment.   

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