Three manhandling former MP arrested
MAHOTTARI: Police has arrested three people on the charge of their involvement in the incident of beating of a former lawmaker.
The UCPN (Maoist) former lawmaker Budhani Devi Mahato was severely beaten up by unidentified people on Monday night.
The Area Police Office, Gaushala arrested 34-year-old Nathuni Yadav, 29-year-old Naresh Yadav and 46-year-old Ram Ishwar Yadav, all residents of Laxminiya-8, for their involvement in the former lawmaker beating incident. They were held from their homes on Tuesday and have been forwarded to Jaleshwar for further action.
The accused entered Mahato’s house and beaten her black and blue using home-made weapons. Mahato, who sustained serious injuries due to the beating, is undergoing treatment at the Janakpur Zonal Hospital.
According to locals, the group comprising the three men attacked Mahato as it was unhappy with her role in settling a long-running dispute between two rival groups in the village. RSS
Published Date: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 | 09:09 PM