2003-01-04 - incident - Bardiya district २०५९-०९-२० - घटना - बर्दिया जिल्ला
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Alleged incident overview | घटेको भनिएको घटनाको समीक्षा
Information regarding alleged incident | घटेको भनिएको घटनासम्बन्धी जानकारी
- Twenty-four-year-old Sita Chowdhury, an active CPN-M area member, was detained by Nepali police together with another woman from the village of Holdapur, Bardia district on January 4, 2003 (Poush 20, 2059). The second woman was released after eleven days, and informed the family that she and Sita Chowdhury had been held together in detention at the Kohalpur area police post. Relatives immediately went to the Kohalpur police post with some clothes for Sita Chowdhury, but were told that she was not there.
- A second released detainee later came to tell the family that he had been detained with Sita Chowdhury at the Thakurdwara army camp in Bardia district, where she was forced to work washing dishes. The family reported the "disappearance" to local human rights organizations and the ICRC, but received no further information.94