Netra Bikram Chand alias Biplav (File photo)
JHAPA: The Jhapa Police have arrested 17 cadres of the banned group led by Netra Bikram Chand alias Biplav from various areas of the district.
The arrestees have involved in explosions and torching towers of Ncell, a privately owned mobile network operator, in various parts, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Mahendra Kumar Shrestha.
Improvised explosive devices exploded on Monday morning at the ward offices of Birtamod municipality-7, 8 and 9. The police suspected the group’s hand behind the explosion. The search for the bomb detonators has been launched, said DSP Dinesh Raj Mainali.