KATHMANDU: Police arrested Netra Bikram Chand led Communist Party of Nepal Spokesperson Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma ( Prakanda) immediately after he was released from detention by a Supreme Court order, today.
In response to a writ of habeas corupus writ filed on behalf of the Bishwakarma, the Surpeme Court termed his detention illegal and ordered the government to release him from custody. A division bench of Justices Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana and Tej Bahadur KC had ordered the government to release Bishwakarma from detention.
The police arrested him immediately after his release on charges of disruptive acts.
Earlier, Bishwakarma was detained on August 7 on charges of extortion.
18 Aug 2018.