Lawyer cremated

Kathmandu, May 25:

The final rites of advocate Jagadish Acharya were performed at the Pashupati Aryaghat on Sunday.

Some 300 lawyers participated in the funeral procession.

The cadres of Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha (Jwala Singh) had shot at Acharya on Friday at Kalaiya of Bara and he was undergoing treatment in Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, where he died on Saturday.

Issuing a press release, Nepal Bar Association condemned the attack and the Supreme Court,

Appellate Court Patan and the three district courts in the Kathmandu valley postponed Sunday’s hearing after all lawyers participated in the procession.