December 3, 2020/Tanahu-
Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has been released.
Main opposition NC leader Poudel had gone to inaugurate a bridge along Dumsichaur road, over Buldikhola, in Tanahun district when the security personnel arrested him on Wednesday.
It is said that Poudel was arrested on the orders by Tanahun’s Chief District Officer, Sagar Adhikari.
Meanwhile, CDO Adhikari said that curfew was levied until 6 in the evening on Wednesday, amid fears of clashes between NCP and NC cadres.
Nepali Congress cadres had staged demonstrations across the country demanding his immediate release.
Also, NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba had called Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and demanded his release.
In a telephonic conversation, Deuba also sought clarification from PM Oli regarding the arrest.
Police had also arrested Nepali Congress Tanahun acting president Jeet Prakash Ale along with Poudel.