2002-06-22 - incident - Bardiya district २०५९-०३-०८ - घटना - बर्दिया जिल्ला
Archive ref no: NCA-06209
Alleged incident overview | घटेको भनिएको घटनाको समीक्षा
Information regarding alleged incident | घटेको भनिएको घटनासम्बन्धी जानकारी
- On the afternoon of June 22, 2002 (Ashad 8, 2059), twenty-year-old farmer Bali Ram Tharu, who had just joined CPN-M, was meeting with other Maoists near a rice mill in Dudha, Mohamadpur VDC. A group of about twenty-five policemen in civilian clothing, all armed, arrived on bicycles and detained Tharu, together with eighteen-year-old Tate Ram Tharu and nineteen-year-old Rabindra Tharu. The latter two were released on March 16, 2004 (Chaitra 3, 2060).
- A villager who works with the police informed the families that the detainees were brought to the Guleria district police office, held there overnight and during the following day, and then handed over to the army. He did not know to which location they were transferred.
- The head of the village inquired on behalf of the family at the police station and at nearby army barracks, but has not received any information. The case was also reported to the ICRC.140