Police arrest BSP’s protesters after staging protest in ‘prohibited area’


KATHMANDU, June 30: Police have arrested the cadres of the Bibeksheel Sajha Party from Maitighar Mandala on Saturday for staging protest in the prohibited areas.

The Bibeksheel Sajha cadres were demonstrating against the government decision to prohibit protests at Maitighar Mandala.

According to the party central member Milan Pandey, nine leaders and cadres of Bibeksheel Sajha Party including coordinator Ujwal Thapa, central member Sashi Bikram Karki and senior advocate Surendra Bhandari were arrested today. They have been kept at Metropolitan Police Circle Singha Durbar.

The protest was aimed at putting pressure on the government to replace the Medical Education Ordinance without any amendment.