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Document - Nepal: Further information on Fear of torture/fear for safety, Ramnath Mainali, lawyer
PUBLIC AI Index: ASA 31/028/2002
8 April 2002
Further information on UA 82/02 (ASA 31/022/2002, 15 March 2002) - Fear of torture/fear for safety
NEPAL Ramnath Mainali, (m), lawyer
Ramnath Mainali was reportedly transferred to Dillibazar Jail in Kathmandu on 4 April.
He is being held on suspicion of involvement in "terrorist and disruptive crimes", under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention and Control) Ordinance (TADO) 2001. The TADO provides for preventive detention without charge or trial for up to 90 days, extendable for another 90 days with the permission of the Home Ministry.
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