Masked man attacks officer

Ramechhap, August 23

A masked man attacked the programme officer of District Coordination Committee of Ramechhap with a knife at Machhedanda in Manthali Municipality last night.

The masked man had entered DCC officer Narayan Prasad Subedi’s house while he was working on the internet inside his room at around 9:00 pm and stabbed him in the stomach.

A critically injured Subedi was referred to Dhulikhel Hospital, Kavre, the same night after primary treatment in Tamakoshi Cooperative Hospital, Manthali.

An unidentified person jumped from the balcony of the house and fled the scene after he stabbed Subedi. The family members only knew after the assailant fled. Neighbours and a police team reached the incident site after locals made noise about the incident.

Doctors in Dhulikhel Hospital carried out surgery the same night. The doctors said that Subedi received cuts on the liver and intestine. Subedi is out of danger, the hospital said.

Chief District Officer Krishna Prasad Sharma said Subedi was attacked with the intention to kill him. Police are investigating the incident.