Youths asking 'Where is Nirmala's rapist' arrested from PM's event in Dhangadhi

KATHMANDU: A few youths present at the mass gathering addressed by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli have been arrested for donning T-shirts that read 'Where is Nirmala Panta's rapist?".

According to the Kailali District Police Office, a few individuals that were present at the event with the slogan on their clothes were arrested. The office did not divulge further details.

Meanwhile, leader of main opposition party Sher Bahadur Deuba has demanded that those apprehended be freed immediately as the arrest of those demanding justice for the victim is against the spirit of democracy.

PM Oli reached Dhangadhi today to address the mass gathering which saw presence of scores of people despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic