Nepali Congress calls shutdown over ‘police brutality’

September 12th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS  

Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) Nepal’s Maoist government faced its first closure Friday with the main opposition party Nepali Congress calling a closure of Kathmandu valley to protest the death of a youth leader. Pradeep Khadka died Thursday, allegedly due to police beating.

Protesters also closed down Udaypur district in eastern Nepal while a separate strike was called in Bhojpur district over the alleged assault of a person by another ruling alliance member, the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist.

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