Three hundred Nepal Police and Armed Police Force personnel mobilised in MotipurThe District Administration Office in Rupandehi has clamped a curfew in Motipur Industrial Corridor Area for an indefinite period to avert any untoward incidents.
Three hundred Nepal Police and Armed Police Force security personnel have been mobilised in the Motipur Industrial Area in Butwal following Sunday’s violent clash between land squatters and police.
Security personnel have been deployed at intersections in Butwal and Tilottama up to the industrial area. Rupandehi Police Chief Manoj KC said that riot police teams from Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi and Rupandehi have been deployed to maintain security in the industrial area.
The District Administration Office (DAO) in Rupandehi clamped a curfew in Motipur Industrial Corridor Area, which lies at Ward No 17 and 18 of Butwal Sub-metropolitan City, for an indefinite period to avert any untoward incidents.
“Police have intensified surveillance in the area after the locals informed them of more people coming to the industrial area,” said KC.
A clash broke out between a group occupying the Motipur Industrial Area and security personnel on Sunday afternoon. Four people died while 73 were injured in the clash.