KATHMANDU: An unidentified gang of people has opened fire at CPN (Maoist Center) leader Deepak Pandey in Kapilvastu. Leader Pandey was shot at Sadwa along the Taulihawa-Jitpur road section in the district on Wednesday night, according to SP Nawaraj Adhikari.
Pandey has sustained bullet injuries to his stomach. Indian citizen Iraj Akhtar Musalman who was a pillion riding a motorcycle with Pandey has sustained wrist injuries. Three motorcycle-borne people opened fire at Pandey while he was heading to Taulihawa, a preliminary investigation of the police has shown, said Adhikari.
Injured Pandey is receiving treatment at Bhairahawa Medical College. Police said they have launched a manhunt to nab the culprits and are investigating the case.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Interpersonal|
|Primary Form||Murder/attempted Murder|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||3|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Unclear|
|Actor 1 - Youth||na|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||2|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Citizen/Individuals CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|