CPN-UML Members Accused of Attacking a Member of Nepali Congress

  January 16, 2023 By: INSEC

Lokandra Shahi, 37, member of Nepali Congress, of Tripurasundari Municipality-8 Dagin, accused Kishu Rokaya 35, member of CPN-UML of Tripurasundari Municipality-7 Chalghar, Hira Rokaya, 37, Jailal Rokaya,40, Vish KC, 27, and Virasin Budha, 39, of assault on January 14, 2023.

According to the police, there was a dispute between Lokandra Sahi and others while playing volleyball in a volleyball competition organized on the occasion of Maghi Parva at Kasturi Basic School in Tripurasundari Municipality-7.
Sahi filed a complaint at the police station stating that CPN-UML members assaulted him with a sharp wooden stick. Sahi sustained an injury on the head.
According to Dr. Akhand Upadhyaya, Shahi was referred to Nepaljung as the district hospital couldn’t treat him. Shahi was taken to Nepalgunj by airplane.
Heera Rokayal of CPN-UML, who was involved in the incident, said that the clash occurred after Sahi attacked them with stones. He further mentioned that they attacked him in self-defense.
According to Rudra Bahadur Shahi, Tripurakot Police Station in-charge, the police arrested the accused on January 16.

Bishnu Prasad Devkota