Nepal Today

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

FIVE PARTY ANTI-GOVT. PROTEST THURSDAY Kathmandu, 28 Feb.: Five parties, including CPN Maoist led by Mohan Baidhaya, are holding protests in 11 districts including Kathmandu, Thursday. CPN Maoist is a splinter group of ruling UCPN Maoist.. The parties oppose what they call a proposed ‘partyless government’ to be led by CHif Justice Khil Raj Regmi Opposition protest in the capital is scheduled at four in the afternoon. The parties, mainly splinter communist, oppose the election government, perceived foreign interference, CPN Maoist Spokesperson Phampa Bhusal said. nnnn. THREE POLICEMEN INJURED IN NUWAKOT FIRE Kathmandu, 28 Feb.: Four persons, including three policemen, were injured overnight in neighbouring Nuwakot district. The policemen were on assignment at the Nepal Red Cross building. The fire destroyed documents and was doused in five hours. The fire may have been caused by electric short circuit, first reports said. nnnn DETAILS OF WEDNESDAY’S JHAPA ROBBERY Kathmandu, 28 Feb.: A robber looted cash Rs 800,000 after opening fire at a person in Surunga of Jhapa raod section along the East-West Highway, RSS reports from Bhadrapur.. The looter robbed the amount from Ashok Pokharel, 35, of Surunga-5 on the highway, confirmed Area Police Office, Birtamod. The robbed is said to be an employee at Prabhu Money Transfer. Two motorbike borne robbers following his motorbike (Me 4 Pa 4171) arbitrarily stopped him and decamped with the money. The looters had opened fire at his stomach while snatching money bag. Pokharel, being treated in BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan, is said to be in critical condition. The robbers are at large and their search is on, said police. nnnn


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