Maoists tar ‘rapist’s’ face

Phidim: Maoists tarred an alleged rapist’s face, put a garland of shoes around his neck and took him around Phidim Bazaar for two hours on Sunday. The Maoists claimed that Lil Bahadur Thumsuhang of Yangnam-4 tried to rape an 18-year-old pregnant dumb woman Sujata (name changed) on Sunday night, and held him on Sunday. Later Thumsuhang was handed over to the police in the presence of presence of human right activists and journalists at the Phidim Bazaar.