MoHA calls back Udayapur CDO

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday decided to call back Chief District Officer of Udayapur district Chandra Man Shrestha for failing to maintain peace and security in the district.

CDO Shrestha has been summoned to the Ministry for failing to curb potential treats posed by the Biplav Maoist in the district.

The Ministry has decided to sent Pradeep Raj Kandel as CDO of the district to maintain law and order in the district.

Earlier, prior to elections, Biplav Maoists have carried out ambush attacks targeting the candidates during election rallies in the district.

Recently, Nepali Congress candidate Narayan Bahadur Karki for the House of Representatives was seriously injured in an ambush attack carried out by the outfit.

With rise is violence, Election Commission has called a security meeting this afternoon to review the security arrangement in the country.