The vehicle of CPN UML alternative politburo member, former information minister and candidate Sher Dhan Rai is attacked with explosive and bullet on November 14.
The candidate was on the way to canvass voters for UML at Temke Maiyung Rural Municipality-8, Gogane at about 9:50 am. He was attacked with bomb and bullet at Siktel Khola of the same Rural Municipality. The vehicle with a registration number Ba15Ja 5608 was damaged during the attack.
Candidate Sherdhan Rai escape the injuries however, his security guard ASI Dilli Devkota sustained a hand injury according to UML district secretary Sharan Kumar Rai.
The District Police Office said that cadres of Netra Bikram Chand led Nepal Communist Party is behind the attack. The cadres had attacked the vehicle with socket bomb and bullets.
The security force has been mobilized in the area immediately after the incident according to District Police Office of Bhojpur. Inspector Geet Narayan Chaudhary of District Police Office of Bhojpur claimed that the attackers are the cadres of Nepal communist party. He said that the search for the attackers are undergoing.