15 protesters arrested for demanding protection of Nepali in Russian army

Kathmandu, April 1

The police have detained 15 people who protested in front of the south gate of Singha Durbar today, demanding the protection of the lives of Nepalis serving in the Russian army.

Spokesperson and SP Navraj Adhikari informed that those who were protesting in front of the federal government secretariat complex were arrested as they were holding demonstration in the prohibited area.

Kritu Bhandari, leader of awareness campaign activists among others was detained. SP Adhikari said, “15 people including 10 men and five women who demonstrated in front of the Singha Durbar have been detained.”

According to the District Police Range, Kathmandu, those who were taken into custody were kept at the police circle Singha Durbar. They protested demanding the return of bodies of those who died in course of the Russia-Ukraine war fighting on behalf the Russian army, and searching for those who have lost contact and the rescue of stranded Nepalis over there.

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