Murder accused Province 2 state-minister Sharma surrenders

KATHMANDU: Accused for murder of Armed Police Force Assistant Sub-Inspector Thaman BK during the 2015 Madhes movement, Province 2 State Minister Abhiram Sharma has surrendered himself before the authorities today.

Accompanied by security guards, Sharma turned himself in at the Mahottari District Court this morning. Janakpur High Court on August 7 had issued an order to detain him along with Mayor of Jaleshwar Municipality Ram Shankar Mishra, both representing the Rashtriya Janata Party Nepal.

APF ASI BK was lynched during an agitation on September 11, 2015 at Jaleshwar.