August 24, Kathmandu. 54 individuals have been arrested for making an attempt to protest the go to of US help challenge Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Vice President Fatima Sumar to Nepal.
Advocates Swagat Nepal, Nirgh Jayasi and others have been arrested. According to an official of the Valley Police Office, Ranipokhari, they have been arrested from Tribhuvan International Airport, outdoors the US Embassy in Nepal and from Koteshwar space.
During Vice President Sumar’s go to to Nepal, police had maintained a excessive safety vigil, saying there may very well be demonstrations and show of black flags. Anti-MCC campaigners have been arrested even earlier than they reached Kathmandu.
A police supply mentioned these arrested can be launched after their return. Arriving in Kathmandu at 9.20 am on Thursday, Sumar has already met former prime minister and UML president KP Sharma Oli and UCPN (Maoist) president Madhukumar Nepal.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, UCPN (Maoist) Central Committee Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, Finance Minister Janardan Sharma ‘Prabhakar’, Energy Minister Pampha Bhusal and different leaders of the ruling coalition are scheduled to satisfy on Friday.