Two accused get bail

BAJURA: Former lawmaker Dabal Bahadur Shah of CPN-Maoist, who was held on the charge of manhandling Local Development Officer Yuba Raj Poudel, was released on bail in Bajura on Wednesday.

Another accused, Madhubilas Rawat, who is also the district in-charge of the party, was also released along with Shah. Police had filed a public offence case against the duo at the District Administration Office.

A team led by Shah had smeared soot on the face of the LDO, charging him with irregularities on July 31.