A total of 21 campaigners associated with Human Rights and Peace Society, who were staging a protest in front of the federal parliament building at New Baneshwor in the capital, were arrested Tuesday.
The arrested are Krishna Pahadi, Uttam Pudasaini, Hom Kanta Chaulagain, Dr Gangadhar Adhikari, Bal Bahadur Gaha Magar, Ram Krishna Baral, Gita Timilsina, Jagannath Pudasaini, Chandra Mani Banjara and Ishwar Pudasaini.
Similarly, other arrestees are Sukadev Adhikari, BP Poudel, Ishwari Nepal, Rupa Giri, Baburam Neupane, Narayan Shrestha, Binit Aryal, Kiran Dhakal, Murari Prasad Phunyal, Nani Kaji Giri and Amrit Jung Mahat.
Those arrested are under custody at the Baneshwor Police Circle. They had staged the protest demanding to sack the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, taking action against culprits involved in irregularities in purchasing wide body aircraft.
Published Date: Tuesday, Magh 8, 2075, 17:55:14