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Tikapur riot conspirator Resham Chaudhary sentenced to life imprisonment

ANI | Updated: Mar 06, 2019 19:08 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], Mar6 (ANI): Nepal’s Kailali district court sentenced life imprisonment to Tikapur riot conspirator and Member of Parliament from Nepal Resham Chaudhary, on Wednesday.
The 2015 Tikapur riots that broke out in Nepal’s Kailali district had claimed lives of 9 people, including a child, and a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Laxman Neupane.
A single-judge bench sentenced Resham Chaudhary and 10 others to life imprisonment, while 12 more were sentenced to 12 years each. The court acquitted 3 in the case.

Resham Chaudhary took oath as a Member of Parliament in January this year. He was booked by the police, along with 58 others in the case.
Chaudhary is kept in Kathmandu’s Dillibazar Prison. (ANI)