From The Nepali Press
Spacetime Dainik, 17 September
FROM ISSUE #112 (20 SEPT 2002 - 26 SEPT 2002) | TABLE OF CONTENTS
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The Maoists abducted and killed Krishna Prasad Sapkota, former chairman of the Raleigh VDC in Kavre district on 15 September. Sapkota was abducted from his house in the village at around midnight and his body was discovered the next morning. The Maoists had chopped the head and cut Sapkota into two parts. Sapkota was cremated on 16 September, and hundreds came out of their homes to join the funeral procession. The UML has said that the Maoists should investigate the murder and punish the murderers or be ready to face strong retaliation.