The District in charge of NCP, Basudev Joshi of Dilashaini Rural Municipality -3 has been arrested by the police on November 20 from obsequies. He was mourning a death of his father.
The victim’s family has accused police of arresting and detaining Joshi while he was in a funeral rites. According to them he was arrested just because he is involved in NCP .
Chief District Officer Siddha Raj Joshi of Baitadi said that Joshi was arrested on charge of terrorizing civilians and operating anti-election activities in the district. Recently, the cadres of Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand have been operating anti- election activities rampantly in the district.
Prior to this, police have arrested six leaders and cadres of NCP from Baitadi district.