2001-11-08 - incident - Bardiya district २०५८-०७-२३ - घटना - बर्दिया जिल्ला
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Alleged incident overview | घटेको भनिएको घटनाको समीक्षा
Information regarding alleged incident | घटेको भनिएको घटनासम्बन्धी जानकारी
- Twenty-six-year-old Raj Kumar Chowdhury and seventeen-year-old Asha Ram Chowdhury, a grade six student, both from Belbariya village, Manau VDC-5, Bardia district, were arrested by RNA soldiers on November 8, 2001 (Kartik 23, 2058). They were on their way to a picnic organized by friends to celebrate the Dipawali festival. Others who had attended the picnic returned afterward and reported the event to the families.
- The detainees' relatives contacted the Chisapani army barracks, the Thakurdwara army barracks, and Guleria district headquarters after the arrests, but were told the men were not there. Local human rights organizations in Nepalgunj were informed, but there has been no further information about the fate of the men. The men were not associated with CPN-M, according to their relatives.170