August 1: An unidentified group has torched around two dozens of telephone towers of Ncell and Nepal telecom at different districts of the country.
According to the Nepal Police Headquarters, 22 telephone towers of Ncell and one telephone tower of Nepal Telecom have been torched.
As per the details from Wednesday evening to 11:00 am today, most of the telephone towers were found torched by burning jute sacks, said police.
Spokesperson of Nepal Police, Deputy Inspector General, Bishworaj Pokharel said that unidentified group had torched and vandalized the telephone towers and a person has been arrested on the charge of his involvement in Arghakhanchi incident.
Twenty-two Ncell towers of different places of Kapilvastu, Kailali, Jhapa, Dadeldhura, Doti, Dhading, Parbat, Nawalparasi (East), Panchthar, Banke, Baglung, Morang, Myagdi, Rupandehi, Lalitpur, Sindhupalchowk, Achham, Salyan and Makawanpur districts were torched and damaged.