Deepak Pandey, leader of the Maoist Center, was shot and dies in Kapilvastu

Deepak pandey

Deepak Pandey, the leader of the CPN (Maoist Center), died in hospital after suffering grave injuries after being fired in Kapilvastu.

Pandey, who was airlifted to Kathmandu on Monday after receiving treatment at Universal Medical College for several days, was admitted to TU Teaching Hospital.

According to SP Nawaraj Adhikari, leader Pandey was shot at Sadwa along the Taulihawa-Jitpur road stretch in the district on Wednesday night.

Meanwhile, police have arrested two people in connection with the incident, including Samajwadi Students Forum Lumbini Pradesh Chairman Om Prakash Yadav, and are probing the issue.