CHITWAN: Cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist smeared black soot on the face of Narayan Prasad Sapkota, Executive Officer of the Bharatpur Sub-Metropolitan City on Sunday.

According to CPN Maoist district Secretary Mahesh Chaudhary, they smeared black soot on the face of Sapkota on the premises of the Bharatpur Sub-Metropolitan City today for his alleged involvement in corruption.

They accused Sapkota of carrying out financial irregularities in the office, buying a sophisticated car from the money of corruption and appointing his wife at the Non-gazetted first class level in the office among others.

It has been learnt that the cadres of Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, UCPN-Maoist and Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal have also been protesting against him for the past few months for his alleged involvement in financial irregularities.

He left the office immediately after the incident and remained out of contact.