Kathmandu, March 21 -- Police on Thursday arrested three more people for their alleged involvement in an explosion that rocked the house of former minister Gokul Prasad Baskota on March 11.

Those arrested are: Laxman Sethi, 31, and Amrit Bahadur Kumar Kshetri, 31, of Kailali and Tek BK, 27, of Kalikot. The three are suspected to be cadres of the banned Netra Bikram Chand -led Nepal Communist Party.

"They were arrested in different parts of the valley," said Superintendent Mukesh Kumar Singh, Metropolitan Crime Division, Teku.

The three have told police that they planned the explosion. A motorcycle used to plant the improvised explosive device has also been recovered, he said.

The suspects are in the custody of Metropolitan Police Circ...