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One arrested in connection with explosion in ex-minister Baskota’s house

Police have arrested a person in connection with the explosion outside the house  of former minister for communication Gokul Prasad Baskota in Bhaktapur.

According to police ”Dev Gurung, a resident of Manahora squatter’s area has been arrested”.

Police have started taking Gurung’s preliminary interrogation.

According to Superintendent of Police, Sabin Pradhan”Pressure cooker bomb had gone off outside Baskota’s house based at Manohara in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality on Wednesday morning”.

Meanwhile, pamphlets belonging to the outlawed Biplab-led faction have been found at the explosion site, police aaded.

According to an eyewitness, a Maruti van being parked on the premises of the under-construction house sustained damages in the explosion.

The houses of Kapil Ghimire and Kuber KC, the neighbors of Baskota, have also sustained damages.

 

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