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UML-aligned Youth Force Seizes Copies of TKP and Kantipur.

Cadres of CPN-UML youth wing-Youth Force-seized some 500 copies of The Kathmandu Post (TKP) and Kantipur dailies in Dhankuta district in eastern Nepal on August 7, Thursday for allegedly disseminating news against their organization.

According to TKP, the youth force activists took control of a press vehicle belonging to Kantipur Publications which was ferrying Thursday editions of the dailies for the distribution in the district. They stopped the vehicle near a check post at Zero Point at around 8 am and seized the papers.

TKP and Kantipur, among other local and national dailies published the news of ‘illegal tax collection in the region by several groups, including Youth Force.

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