Tension high in Sunsari after death of clash victim

Sunsari district remained tense following the death of a local Sanu Yadav.

Yadav, who was injured in a clash between the local business entrepreneurs and police in Devangunj of the district on Friday, died while undergoing treatment in BP Koirala Institute of Health and Sciences on Saturday.

Nepali Congress, Sunsari, called a district closure to protest police excesses and killing of Yadav.

Sunsari District headquarters remained completely closed though the bandh had a partial effect in other parts of the district.

Meanwhile, NC cadres from Devangunj, Kaptangunj, Harinagara, Ramnagar, Bhutaha and other areas have gathered at Devangunj and Harinagara where they were demonstrating.

The local administration has deployed the security force around the areas in view of any untoward incident.

Nepali Congress has demanded compensation and action against the guilty from the government.

Source: RSS