Biratnagar, Nepal: Yadunath Ghimire, district central committee member of United Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) and a murder convict who is being wanted in the police list has been recommended by the District Administration Office, Okhaldhunga for the Machine Readable Passport (MRP) reports the My republic one of the National Daily of Nepal.
Ghimire was sentenced to jail by Okhaldhunga District Court September, 2010 after he was convicted for the murder of CPN-UML cadre Chhavilal Karki in 8 July 2010.
It was reported that Ghimire approached Morang district administration on 5 Dec, 2011 with a recommendation and migration letters from the DAO Okhaldhunga for the MRP but Ghimire fled the scene quickly after submitting the forms. He has backed his application by his political power but the administration has withheld the application on basis of moral ground safeguarding the documents issued by the DAO. His status is being wanted in the police where the political backing shows the current government’s role and intention regarding maintaining a legal status and practices in Nepal.