Rautahat: One killed as Congress, RJPN cadres clash over not receiving ‘votes for feast’

Rautahat district

Rautahat, September 21

A person died in a clash involving cadres of Nepali Congress and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal over results of the voting under the third phase of local level elections, in Baluwatole, Katahariya Municipality-8 of Rautahat district, on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Ram Pukar Yadav (50), says the District Police Office.

The clash had ensued after the Nepali Congress cadres accused a group of locals of not voting for their candidates though they attended the feast hosted by the party. They said the locals voted for the RJPN.

Yadav was hit by a stick on his head and died on the spot, according to police.

Meanwhile, police arrested three persons including a son of the Congress ward chair candidate in connection to the case.

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