Nepali Congress lawmaker Alam arrested in Rautahat for alleged role in 2008 bombing

Kathmandu, October 13

Nepali Congress Lawmaker Mohammad Aftab Alam has been arrested in Gaur in Rautahat on Sunday. Police say they arrested Alam on the charge killing his cadres at a brick kiln in Rautahat in 2008.

Alam’s cadres, who were were reportedly making a bomb following Alam’s orders, were injured when the explosive accidentally went off. At least five persons were killed in the incident.

Alam is a lawmaker elected from Rautahat-2.