Ram Kumari Jhankri released

Kathmandu: Police have released Ram Kumari Jhankri, leader of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party. The Metropolitan Police Investigation Division released Jhankri on Thursday evening.

Police had arrested Jhankri from his residence in Shankhamul in the afternoon asking him to investigate the crime against the state.

After her arrest, there was widespread protest against the government.

Police have arrested Jhankri for her remarks about the President at a program in Gorkha a few days ago. Jhankri has been arrested for committing crimes against the state.

Leaders of various political parties and lawyers had protested against the government, saying it was wrong to arrest the president and prime minister on charges of being against the state.