Incident Reports

Biplav's cadre arrested in Taplejung


Police arrested Sagar Limbu, a Taplejung district committee member of the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand on March 25. Earlier, on March 5, the government had lifted the ban on the Chand-led party and agreed to dismiss all cases against them. However, the court has not stopped issuing arrest warrants against the group’s leaders.

This is the first time that a leader of CPN  has been arrested after an agreement with the government. Police said that the court had already issued an arrest warrant for him in connection with the blast.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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