Eighteen Members of Civil Society Arrested from Baluwatar

  June 11, 2021 By: INSEC

Police have arrested 18 members of the Civil Society’who were protesting in Baluwatar.

During the protest, police arrested writer and campaigner Khagendra Sangraula, Narayan Wagle, Yug Pathak, Sanjeev Upreti, Archana Thapa, Sarita Pariyar, Rita Pariyar, Praneta, Bhaskar Gautam, Anubhav Ajit, Yubraj Ghimire, Sangeet, Bhawana Rawat, Nirgha Nabin,  Sashi Bikram Karki, Saurabh Karki, Saurabh Neupane, Anjan Babu.

Civil leader Narayan Wagle informed that the police had arrested 18 people including him while they were preparing to protest against the government’s plan to give affiliation to a medical college belonging to a person close to the government.

They are currently kept at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Kamalpokhari. DSP Khumlal Bhusal of Kamalpokhari Police Circle said that they took control of the protestors who were about to initiate a protest during the prohibition period.

Bimala Paudel