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NHRC Receives Complaint of Police Torture


Province 1, Sunsari, Harinagara

Sunsari,praharile yatana diyeko bhandai manavadhikar ayogma ujuri. Sunsari/September 22 Meharban Ansari, 36, of Dhuski VDC-1 has filed a complaint at the National Human Rights Commission Biratnagar on September 18 saying that plain clothe policemen tortured him. Meharban stated that police beat him up in the custody of Area Police Office Debangunj on September 16 after labeling false charges of drug trafficking against him. He accused two policemen of making him carry drugs forcefully after he refused to provide money that they had asked for. He added they beat him in different parts of his body after taking him to the APO Debangunj. He said that police constables Sarjug and Dev Krishna were involved in the incident. DSP Sudeep Rajbhandari refuted his claim. He said that a drug trafficker sustained injuries after falling on the ground while running away from police.


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