Former Chairperson of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Arghakhanchi chapter Prem Gaire was arrested by police and put under the prison for allegedly involved in the murder of a cadre of Maoist-aligned YCL in Nuwakot VDC of Arghakhanchi district before the Constituent Assembly (CA) elections.
Gaire, who is also District Committee Member of CPN-UML, Arghakhanchi, absconded after YCL charged him of involving in the murder of their cadre Rajendra Banjade.
The Maoist cadre was killed in a scuffle between cadres of UML and Maoist at a school of Hatiyabazaar in the VDC on February 23, 2007 on Saturday.
The YCL filed a murder case against Gaire in the District Court, Arghakhanchi and the judge of the court issued order to detain and process necessary actions against him.
Freedom Forum demands free and fair investigation of the incident and only takes the actions according to the findings.
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