Incident Reports

Police arrest district member of Chand-led outfit in Nawalparasi


Lumbini, Nawalparasi West, Sunwal, Ward 13

NAWALPARASI, Aug 23: Prem Prasad Dhakal, a district member of the outlawed Communist Party of Nepal was arrested in Nawalparasi on Thursday night.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Birendra Thapa told Republica Online that Dhakal was detained from his home located at Sunawal-13 in Nawalparasi.

District Police Office, Nawalparasi (west) has started an investigation against Dhakal, according to Thapa. Dhakal is also the chief of CPN's people's council in Nawalparasi.

Most of the district leaders of the Chand-led CPN have already been arrested Nawalparasi. District in-charge of the party, Suman Gyawali was arrested recently.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Chitwan , Local Newspaper - Rupandehi