2003-11-11 - incident - Kathmandu district २०६०-०७-२५ - घटना - काठमाडौं जिल्ला
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Alleged incident overview | घटेको भनिएको घटनाको समीक्षा
Information regarding alleged incident | घटेको भनिएको घटनासम्बन्धी जानकारी
- At around 6:30 a.m. on November 11, 2003 (Kartik 25, 2060), five RNA soldiers in civilian clothes came in two vehicles (a red and a white van) to the house of twenty-eight-year-old construction worker Kiran Maharjan in Chovar-15, Kritipur, Kathmandu. His mother saw him being put in one of the cars, and then the soldiers drove the man away.
- The family went to the Chhauni army barracks, but the army denied having Maharjan there. For nine months the family had no information of his whereabouts. In late August 2004, a detainee just released from the Bhairabnath Gulm (Maharajgunj) army barracks told the family that Kiran Maharjan was held in this barracks, and was still there as of August 2004.
- The family went to Bhairabnath Gulm barracks, but the army denied having Maharjan or any other detainees. The relatives signed the petition to the prime minister together with other relatives of "disappeared" persons submitted on June 21, 2004 (Ashad 7, 2061), and contacted several human rights organizations, but have not received any further information. Maharjan's family did not know whether he was politically involved.13
- On November 9, 2004, a NHRC representative claimed that Kiran Maharjan, among others, was still held in the Bhairabnath army barracks.14