HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
SARLAHI:Aides of Ram Bahadur Bomjan, known as Buddha Boy, who is taking shelter at Sarlahi’s Pattharkot, thrashed local youths on Sunday night, police said.
Bomjan’s aides took 13 local youths under their control and assaulted them up. Injured Mohan Gurmachhan complained that Buddha Boy’s assistants took them to Bomjan’s abode and thrashed them.
Mohan said 13 youths including Sushil Lama, and Min Bahadur Biswokarma were injured in the incident.
After the incident, villag-ers retaliated against Bomjan’s aides. Irate locals have demanded the perpetrators offer apology and quit the village at the earliest.
Area Police Office Patthar-kot in-charge Santosh Shre-stha said they had decided to ask Ankit Lama, one of the Bomjan’s aides, to apologise and quit the village. “We will not allow people to break the law in the name of religion,” he added.