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Giri, the former vice president of Haldibari, was arrested on charges of caste discrimination


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According to the district police office, the former vice president of Haldibari rural municipality Dambar Giri was arrested on the charge of caste discrimination and insult. The former head of District Coordination Committee, Jhapa, Somnath Portel, filed a complaint against Giri at the local police office Birtamode on March 28, alleging discrimination and insult on the basis of caste.

Giri, the former vice president of Haldibari, was arrested on charges of caste discrimination

Krishna Kumar Chand, spokesperson of the district police office, said that he was arrested by the police from Birtamod on Saturday evening based on the same complaint. He said that Giri Portel was arrested on the basis that he had expressed racial and other untouchability and discrimination (Crimes and Punishments) Act, 2068 through telephone conversations.

It is alleged that Portel, who was returning from the CPN-UML Haldibari rural municipality meeting held in Haldibari on March 18, was abused by Giri over the phone and made expressions of caste discrimination and insults. Spokesman Chand said that Giri who was arrested is currently being kept in the area police office Anarmani for further investigation.

portal Nepal is in charge of the Central Secretary of Oppressed Ethnic Liberation Society, CPN (UML) Koshi Province Committee Member. A few days ago, Nepal Dalit Association, Mukti Samaj Jhapa, Nepal Dalit Mukti Morcha, National Democratic Oppressed Upliftment Organization, Dalit Awakening Campaign and Orif Nepal issued a joint statement demanding Giri's immediate arrest and action.

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