Birodh Khatiwada assaulted throughout election marketing campaign in Makawanpur

Health Minister Birodh Khatiwada
File: Birodh Khatiwada

Hetaunda, November 8

Birodh Khatiwada, the House of Representatives election candidate in Makawanpur 2 representing the CPN-Unified Socialist, has been assaulted throughout his election marketing campaign.

Police say Khatiwada was attacked at Masine, Manahari rural municipality-4 of the district.

An eye witness says Purushottam Khadka (55), a resident of Hetaunda-2, attacked the previous minister as quickly as he received off the car. DSP Tek Bahadur Karki says Khadka has been arrested for additional investigation and motion.

Preliminary investigations recommend Khadka was inebriated whereas he additionally wished to take vengeance on Khatiwada over a previous dispute.