KATHMANDU: Bail hearing for former minister and Nepali Congress (NC) suspended lawmaker Mohammad Aftab Alam facing murder charges concluded on Friday afternoon.
The Rautahat District Court will now determine whether or not to allow Alam to post bail and be released from police custody for the duration of his trial.
10 persons including Alam have been charged with burning those injured a bomb explosion in a brick kiln. One has been accused of assisting the crime.
Alam’s cadres were reportedly making a bomb following his order and were injured when the bomb accidentally went off. Seven persons were killed in the bombing some 12 years ago.