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Curfew imposed in Martadi following clash between police and locals; protestors torch CDO’s quarter


BAJURA: The District Administration Office Bajura has imposed curfew order in Bajura District headquarters, Martadi, from Tuesday afternoon after at least 10 people were injured in a clash between riot police and protesters while the locals picketing the DAO protesting the dismissal of the tender of Belli Bridge along the Martadi Highway.

Locals of Bajura had been hitting the streets for the past three days after the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport all of a sudden dismissed the tender of Belli Bridge along the Martadi Highway.

According to reports, police used tear gas to disperse the protesters. At least 10 people were injured.

The injured policemen are taking medical treatment at the local hospital in the district. Police have lobbed rounds of tear gas shells to bring the situation under control. The protest was led by the cadres of the major political parties, UCPN-M,Nepali Congress, CPN-M and CPN-UML.

The protestors torched the residence of Chief District Officer Bhabishwor Pandey. Police have arrested a few protestors in connection with the incident.

DSP Janak Raj Pandey was injured during a clash between the police and agitators earlier in the day. The situation looked tense with the agitators hurling stones at the security personnel. The district administration office was vandalized.

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