Two arrested in connection with recent acid attack in Chitwan

CHITWAN: Police here today arrested two persons on the charge of throwing acid on an engineer in Ratnanagar Municipality in Chitwan district, Prakash Chandra Dhungana on September 17 this year.

The arrested have been identified as Narayan Neupane and Sushil Koirala of Bharatpur in Chitwan, both the members of Communist Party of Nepal.

The alleged perpetrators had burst into the office of engineer Dhungana and had thrown the acid, according to the District Police Office, Chitwan.

There were a group of people who were involved in this criminal activity, according to police, who also had scattered a six-point pamphlet in the engineer's office after the attack.

Search for the rest of those involved in the incident is underway while investigation into the case is underway, police said.