Incident Reports

Police arrest CPN district in-charge


Police on Thursday arrested Yogendra Kumal, the Gorkha district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal. Kumal was arrested from the Dashkilo area in Gorkha Municipality-12 on extortion charge. “We have received complaints that he had been extorting traders in the name of donation to the party,” said Superintendent of Police Bimal Basnet. Kumal's arrest comes two days after the party’s central Spokesperson Khadka Bahadur Bishwokarma was held from the Capital on the same charge. Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu arrested former minister Bishwokarma, alias Prakanda, from Chalnakhel, Lalitpur. Police claim that the party has been extorting businesspersons in particular across the country. नेत्रबिक्रम चन्द नेतृत्वको नेकपा गोरखाका इन्चार्ज योगेन्द्र कुमाललाई प्रहरीले पक्राउ गरेको छ। गोरखा नगरपालिका १२ दशकिलो स्थित घरबाटै उनलाई गोरखा प्रहरीले विहिवार दिउँसो नियन्त्रणमा लिएको हाे। ‘अनुसन्धान र सोधपुछकालागि नियन्त्रणमा लिइएको हो’ गोरखाका एसपी बिमल बस्नेतले भने। अनुसन्धानका लागि नियन्त्रणमा लिएको बताएको प्रहरीले उनलाई छाड्ने कि राख्ने भन्ने विषयमा जिल्ला प्रशासन कार्यालय मार्फत गृह मन्त्रालयसँग जानकारी लिइरहेको छ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media