The Tikapur carnage accused Resham Lal Chaudary along with his aides has started a hunger strike inside District Prison, Kailali on Sunday.
26 persons sat in hunger strike demanding with drawl of charges against them, handover of victory certificate to elected member of Parliament Chaudary along with administration of oath to Chaudary. Although the court had sent 25 persons to judicial custody, Chaudary who was on the run was recently detained after he surrendered to Kailali District Court on Feb 26, 2018.
A single bench of Justice Parshu Ram Bhattarai had issued the order to this effect. According to the court’s Registrar Indra Bahadur Kathayat, the court ordered judicial custody to Chaudary as per the court’s proceedings, chapter number 118.
Following the court’s order, police arrested the elected Member of Parliament Chaudary from court premises and placed him on second trial on February 28, 2018. Moreover, three charges – attempt to murder, murder and robbery – have been filed against Chaudary.