Thawang Rural Municipality Chief Bir Bahadur Ghartimagar Released By Cadres Of Chand Led CPN

Sep 17, 2017-Cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal have released kidnapped Thawang Rural Municipality Chief Bir Bahadur Ghartimagar after three days.
Rolpa CDO Dijan Bhattarai confirmed Ghartimagar’s release and said his health was in stable condition. Party’s district secretary Dal Bahadur Khatri informed Ghartimagar was released at Dhabang in Rolpa Municipality in presence of three journalists.

The journalists then submitted him to CDO Bhattarai and DSP Birendra Thapa. DSP Thapa said they will submit Ghartimagar to his family following a health check-up.

Ghartimagar said he was humanely treated during the abduction and party cadres interrogated him.

Ghartimagar was abducted at around 11pm on Thursday from the Koichawang village on his way to his in-laws’ village. The party had said they had taken him to interrogate about the activities of the local level.

Ghartimagar, who won the post for the CPN (Maoist Centre), had defeated the CPN’s independent candidate Amit Gharti Magar in the local level elections.

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