Maoist leader Kali Bahadur Kham arrested in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: Nepal Police, led by Deputy Inspector General Bhim Prasad Dhakal, has apprehended Kali Bahadur Kham, a prominent figure within the CPN (Maoist Centre).

Kham was detained in the bustling area of Thamel in Kathmandu.

According to police reports, Kham faces serious allegations including kidnapping, hostage-taking, and murder.

He stands accused of orchestrating the abduction and subsequent murder of Ramhari Shrestha, a businessman based in Koteshwar.

The arrest of Kham follows previous apprehensions related to the same incident, notably that of Gobind Bahadur Batala, the former Maoist army assistant commander.

Batala was previously detained in connection with the case but was subsequently released pending further investigation.

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