Shan International College vandalized

Published On: September 2, 2016 12:57 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHAMANDU, Sept 2: Police have arrested three people including President of the All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), the student wing of CPN-UML, on the charge of vandalizing Gaurighat-based Shan International College.

Metropolitan Police Circle, Durbarmarg, have arrested Sanjeev Devkota, chairman of the ANNFSU, Secretariat Member Shishir Bhandari and Bhim Acharya on Thursday on the charge of damaging the College.

DSP Krishna Bahadur Pallimagar of Metropolitan Police Circle, Durbarmarg said they are carrying out investigation after taking the three under control.

The ANNFSU has been objecting to Purbanchal University for applying the Integrated Entrance Examination System (IEES) in all faculties. The ANNFSU vandalized the college after the latter started distributing forms of the IEES against their instruction.

On Wednesday after office hour, the ANNFSU cadres came to Shan College and instructed college not to distribute the IEES forms, College Professor Roshanraj Baral said.

According to him, on Thursday afternoon a group of 15-20 youths entered the college premises and started vandalizing, charging that the college paid no heed to their instruction. “We never expected that the student union would vandalize the college. We have requested the police to take legal action against them,” Baral said

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