Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party vandalized Blue Shine Stone Crusher Industry at Namobuddha Municipality, Kavre, last night. The party cadres set a crusher machine, four tippers and two excavators on fire.
DSP Mahendra Marasini at District Police Office, Kavre, said a group of eight to 10 men had sprinkled kerosene and set the equipment in the industry on fire. The crusher industry is owned by Nepali Congress district leader Kunsang Lama. The group had left the site chanting slogans against Lama afterward.
Police said there were eight workers in the industry on Friday night and probe into the incident was under way. Property worth around Rs 30 million was destroyed in the incident.
काभ्रेस्थित रोडाढुङ्गा उद्योगमाथि अज्ञात समूहले आक्रमण गरेको छ । नवबुद्ध नगरपालिकाको चौकीडाँडास्थित ब्लु साइन रोडाढुङ्गा उद्योगमा वैशाख १ गते विहान बम बिष्फोष्ट गराउनुकासाथै उद्योगको मेशिन र सवारी साधनमा आगजनी गरिएको छ ।
हातहतियारसहित आएको समुहले उद्योगमा रहेका केही मजदूर र सुरक्षागार्डहरूलाई बाहिर निकालेर बिष्फोट गराएका थिए ।
बम बिष्फोटमा क्रसर मेशिन, तीन वटा स्काइभेटेर र ट्रिपरहरूमा क्षति पुगेको छ । बम बिष्फोटपछि आगलागी भएको थियो ।
घटनापछि बम डिस्पोजल टोलिसहित नेपाली सेनाको टोली र नेपाल प्रहरीको टोलीले घटनाको अवलोकन गरेका थिए । घटनाको जिम्मेवारी कसैले पनि लिएको छैन ।
उद्योग संचालक विश्वास कार्कीले आक्रमणबाट दश करोडको क्षति भएको बताएका छन् ।
Kavre police have arrested and launched an investigation into two politburo members of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party for their alleged involvement in arson at Blue Shine Stone Crusher Industry in Dandapani of Namobuddha Municipality, Kavre.
A crusher machine, four tippers and two excavators were torched on the night of April 13 at the crusher industry.
Police arrested Krishna Dhamala of Birendranagar Municipality, Surkhet; and Mohan Karki of Nilkantha Municipality, Kavre; last Thursday from Kathmandu.
Both have been remanded to custody and an investigation into the incident is on, according to SP Rabiraj Khadka of Kavre.
The torched crusher industry belongs to Nepali Congress district leader Kunsang Lama.
A group of around 10 persons had sprayed kerosene and set the industry ablaze at night. The arsonists had shouted, “Long live Nepal Communist Party’ and fled the scene.
NCP said the party had taken action against the crusher industry on the basis of locals’ complaints.
Nepal Communist Party Janakpur-Sagarmatha Bureau Department of Commerce leader Sadbhab said that his party had attacked the crusher industry on the basis of the complaint that Kunsang Lama was flaunting his muscles and meting out torture to locals and the industry was causing a lot of environmental problems.