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Main Accused in Killing of UML Cadre Arrested


Dhanusha,UML karyakarta Mathvar hathyaka mukya yojnakaar giraftar. Dhanusha/September 23 Police have arrested Shyam Yadav alias Prithvi Singh, 41, of Laxmipur Bagewa-3 from Jatahi in Nagarain VDC-9 on September 21 following a tip-off. SP Uttam Raj Subedi of the District Police Office said that Yadav who has been involved in armed activities in Tarai was the main accused in the killing of UML cadre Mathbar Mukhiya of Janakpur Metropolis-12. Mukhiya was killed by unidentified group in his home on August 8, 2011. The other three accused in the killing have already been arrested and are in Jaleshwor prison on remand. Politburo member of Akhil Tarai Mukti Morcha led by Jay Krishna Goit, Yadav was in most wanted list of police. The DPO made him public on September 22 organizing a press meet. Yadav was involved in criminal activities by involving in armed Tarai outfits. SP Subedi said that Yadav was involved in the bomb explosions at Janakpur-Jaynagar rail at Deuri Parbaha VDC-1 on May 17, 2009 and Land Revenue Office in Mahottari on September 7, 2009, and many incidents. Arrest of Yadav comes a week after the arrested of Umesh Yadav alias Swami ji, the main accused of the murder of journalist Uma Singh.


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