KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Police have arrested senior orthopaedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Prof Dr Govinda KC on Monday.
Metropolis Police Range Kathmandu Spokesperson Ram Dutta Joshi said that police arrested Prof Dr KC from his hunger strike site, TUTH in Maharajgung.
Dr KC has begun his 14th hunger strike from today demanding resignation of the Chief Justice after the Supreme Court issued an order to reinstate Dr Shashi Sharma as the dean at Institute of Medicine (IoM) on Sunday. He had also accused CJ Parajuli of being corrupt and having links with medical mafia.
Dr KC has been kept at Metropolitan Police Circle Singha Durbar.
Following which, a single bench of justice Dambar Bahadur Shahi on Monday had issued an order in the name of Home Ministry and Nepal Police Headquarters to make Dr KC present at the apex court over a case of contempt of court on Tuesday morning.