Maoists punish man

Ramechhap, January 16:

CPN (Maoist) cadres are continuing to threaten commoners in the district and have been sending them to labour camps for different reasons.

Durga Bahadur Shrestha, a local of Khimti said the Maoists sent 45-year-old Maila Tamang of Khimti VDC-9, who was detained on January 3, to a labour camp to prepare a playground for the local Janata Primary School. The Maoists had taken Tamang to Shivalaya Hill located at Khimti-1 to announce the punishment.

Maoist leader Bigul said Tamang was sentenced to labour punishment on charge of rape.