Former minister Mohammad Aftab Alam slapped life imprisonment

JANAKPURDHAM: The Rautahat District Court on Thursday sentenced Nepali Congress leader and former minister Mohammad Aftab Alam, who is currently in the jail, to life imprisonment in connection with a bomb blast at Fradahawa in Rajpur of Rautahat on April 9, 2008.

A single bench of Judge Matrika Prasad Acharya handed down the sentence today, Court’s Registrar Uddhav Dhodari said.

Alam had brutally killed five people, who were injured while making explosives during the first Constituent Assembly, throwing them in a brick kiln.

Police had arrested Alam for his alleged involvement in the case in 2019.

According to Registrar Dhodhari, the court had also handed a life term to Alam’s brother Mohammad Mehatab Alam, Sheikh Saraj and Badri Sahani.

Similarly, accused Mukti Sah has got the clean chit. Sah was also working at the brick kiln.





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