Kathmandu, May 28
The government has recommended that Tikapur killing convict Nagarik Unmukti Party leader Resham Chaudhary get released from prison through a presidential pardon.
A cabinet meeting held on Sunday morning made the decision, informs the government spokesperson Rekha Sharma.
As per the plan, Chaudhary would be released on Monday on the occasion of Republic Day.
On Friday, the President’s Office sent back a file in this regard sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs to the ministry, asking the ministry to forward it to the cabinet for a further decision.
Chaudhary has been proven guilty of the murder of some police personnel in Tikapur of Kailali in 2015. He is serving his sentence at Dillibazar Prison in Kathmandu.
Previously, the government had been trying to get him out as it introduced a new bill with the aim of releasing him on May 11.