Former Minister Mohammed Aftaab Aalam arrested

KATHMANDU: Member of the federal parliament Mohammed Aftaab Aalam who had been accused of 2008 bomb blast incident has been arrested by the District Police Rautahat, on Sunday.

According to the Police, Aalam was arrested at 10.30 am while he was on his way to his relatives in his jeep (BR 06 PE 1202) when the police team led by Senior Superintendent of Police Nabin Karki brought the jeep under the control.

Aalam was arrested today for burning eight-already-injured alive who were secretly making a bomb, that exploded due to a technical glitch, in Aalam’s house.

Aalam was a member of the  Constituent Assembly 2008 representing Nepali Congress in the Rautahat-2 constituency elected during the 2008 Constituent Assembly election. He was also elected the member of federal parliament representing Rautahat-2 from Nepali Congress in December 2017.