10 civilians abducted

Pyuthan, February 16:

Maoists today took six persons under control after they were found indulged in illicit sexual relationship in a hotel at Ballekhola.

Jitendra Thapa, bus owner Khem Raj Sunar, driver Khushal Rana, helper Bed Bahadur Basnet and businessman Gyan Bahadur Ghale and hotel entrepreneur Basundhara KC and Sushila KC were taken hostage by the Maoists.

Meanwhile, Maoists abducted Gyan B Ghale from Bagdula. Maoists also abducted a newly-wed couple of Katunje VDC on February 11. Dawa Ghalan and Sanu Maya were abducted after the girl’s family complained with the Maoists against Dawa for marrying a minor.