MAHOTTARI: Former lawmaker Budhanidevi Mahato was manhandled in Gaushala Bazaar of Mahottari district on Monday night.
Teashop owner Mahendra Sah and his accomplishes thrashed Budhanidevi Mahato, a Maoist lawmaker in the dissolved CA.
She was reportedly manhandled after she hung around the shop for long and refused to vacate the seat despite the shopkeeper´s request to do so, according to Area Police Office, Gaushala.
Mahato was injured on her face and body. She is undergoing treatment at the local health post, now.
Police arrested Ramjeevan Sah, a staff at the shop, in connection with the incident whereas the tea shop owner is absconding, said Police Inspector Jaya Narayan Yadav.
Former lawmaker Mahato is from Laxminiya VDC of the district.