One dies four injured in a police firing in Kanchanpur: Administration Imposes Curfew

  August 24, 2018 By: INSEC

A 14 years old boy was shot dead while four others sustained injuries after police opened fire at protestors staging demonstration in front of District Administration Office in Kanchanpur, today.

14-year-old Shani Khuna of Bhimdutta Municipality, Bhagatpur was shot dead by the police.

Similariy, four protestors sustained injuries after police opened fire as they tried to enter DAO building. The injured are ongoing treatment at Mahakali Zonal Hospital.


Photo Courtesy: RSS

Kanchanpur has been witnessing  violent clash over the week after the police allegedly paraded a mentally unstable person as the perpetrator behind the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta. Locals have been staging protests in various areas of the district demanding authorities to book “the real culprit”.

Assistant Chief District Officer Shankar Adhikari confirmed the shooting incident.

The Police said that the other injured are Kamindra Singh, Suresh Chataut, Damodar Khatri and Chetan Bhatta.

Eight persons including two police personnel were injured during police-protestors confrontation in Traffic Chok, Kanchapur, a day ago.


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