Two more arrested in connections to Kathmandu schools bomb blast

Oct 21, 2016- Police on Thursday night arrested two more people in connection with the explosions in half-a-dozen schools of Kathmandu on September 20.

The arrestees have identified themselves as Revolutionary Communist Centre General Secretary Keshav Dahal and the party’s student association coordinator Min Devkota.

They had exploded Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) at Jorpati, Kathmandu-based Manakamana School and Akash Deep School.

Also, suspicious objects were found in Rai School in Boudha, East Pool School and Ambassador School in Jorpati, Kantipur English School in Maharajgunj and Kanchenjunga English School in Dallu and Radiant Readers’ Academy in Sanepa.

Pamphlets of Akhil Nepal Rastriya Swatantra Bidhyarthi Kendra and Young Communist Force Nepal were recovered from the explosion site. Both of these organizations are affiliated to Devendra Mahato-led Maoist Communist Centre Nepal Party.

Police are preparing to make public the culprits amidst a press conference today.

A joint operation of Metropolitan Police Crime Division and Metropolitan Police Range arrested the perpetrators from Kavre on Thursday.

Earlier on September 26, Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu had arrested the party Vice-chairman Bishnu Poudel and Politburo member Mustakin Ansari from Kathmandu for their alleged involvement in carrying out explosions. Two more were arrested in connection to the incident before this.

Source :

C. Kistler

Also editor of Nouvelle Turquie.