Maoist cadres accused of tearing ballot papers freed on bail

June 1, 2017

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Chitwan - District Court Chitwan on Thursday afternoon freed two cadres of the CPN (Maoist Centre) who were allegedly involved in the act of tearing the ballot papers last Sunday. They were freed on bail.

The District Police Office Chitwan had arrested Drona Babu Shivakoti and Madhu Neupane reasoning they tore the ballot papers while the vote count of Ward No 19 of Bharatpur Metropolis was going on under the local level election.

A single bench of Judge Basudev Poudel freed them on the bail of Rs 100,000 each during the hearing whether they could be kept in detention for further investigation.

Record keeper at District Court Chitwan Dhani Prasad Chapagain informed that they were demanded action in line with Section 16 (b) of Election Crime and Punishment 2073.
Meanwhile, it has been determined that a total of 90 ballot papers were torn. RSS

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