Kin of poll-clash victim stage mute rally

Dolakha, June 11

Family members of the victim of the Jungu incident today staged a silent rally in Dolakha headquarters Charikot saying that the district court has done injustice to them.

Family members of Kul Bahadur Tamang, who was killed in a clash between cadres of the CPN-MC and CPN-UML on June 8 before the first phase polls, accused the district court of doing injustice to them.

Tamang, son of ward member candidate Gore Tamang from the CPN-UML, was killed in the clash.

Police had arrested nine persons suspecting their involvement in the Jungu incident.

The family members of the deceased staged a silent rally after the nine who were arrested were freed on general date three days ago.

Gore has demanded punishment saying that his son’s killing was a political vendetta.

He has filed an FIR against 38 persons, including the CPN-Maoist Centre leader and former state Minister Devi Khadka at the police office.

Gore said the decision of the single bench comprising Lalkaji Shrestha releasing the people involved in the murder had saddened him. He said the court order had killed justice and cultivated the environment for impunity. The government has already declared Tamang a martyr.