An excavator on fire (Image for Representation)
NUWAKOT: The Netra Bikram Chand-led faction has set an excavator on fire in Nuwakot district.
The faction is alleged of taking action against a people’s representative in the district.
The excavator was being operated by Rajendra Tamang of Belkotgadhi municipality-13.
According to Tamang, the incident happened on Saturday night and the fire caused the loss of around Rs 2 million as it partially damaged the vehicle.
In a letter dropped by the faction in the site, it accused Tamang of illegal mining, indulging in unethical deeds in the society, spying against the party and giving unnecessary trouble to the people and the excavator was set ablaze as an action for Tamang’s ‘wrong doings’, police said.
Likewise, the group has asked Myagang rural municipality chair Aasha Tamang of taking the responsibility for the arson that took place at the rural municipality office’s store house some four months back.
It has demanded the chair for taking its responsibility and apology from her or face an action.