Former DIG Parbati Thapa joins Upendra Yadav’s FSFN

DIG Parbati Thapa

KATHMANDU, March 19: Former DIG of Nepal Police, Parbati Thapa Monday officially joined the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSNF) led by Upendra Yadav.

Thapa has joined FSFN, confirmed party vice president Renu Yadav.

Thapa who retired from the force recently, was the first woman police officer to qualify for the position of Inspector General of Police (IGP). However, the government had appointed Additional Inspector General (AIG) Upendra Kant Aryal, who was 10 months junior to her, to the post on November 16, 2013.

Thapa, who said was competent enough, had then moved the Supreme Court against the government’s decision.

Aryal was succeeded by Prakash Aryal as the police chief on April 10, 2017 (till April 11, 2018).