| June 27, 2019

Complaint filed at TRC against ex-King, five former PMs

KATHMANDU, June 12: Krishna KC has lodged a complaint at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on Sunday against the former King Gyanendra Shah and five former Prime Ministers, seeking justice for his detention by the Nepal Army (NA) for 810 days during the insurgency.

KC submitted the complaint to the TRC Chairman Surya Kiran Gurung, where he has demanded stern action against former King Shah, and Prime Ministers Girija Prasad Koirala, Surya Bahadur Thapa, Lokendra Bahadur Chand, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai and Sher Bahadur Deuba.

A permanent resident of Baglung Municipality Ward no 3, KC, in his complaint, has stated that he was arrested by the NA personnel from Manohara Bridge in the capital city on September 13, 2003 and taken to various battalions in Kathmandu, including Bhairabnath Battalion, and Mahendra Battalion in Gorkha, keeping in detention for 27 months.

KC has also pressed for a fair investigation on the incident and stern action against the culprits.
The victims can register their complaints related to conflict-era at the TRC until June 16. RSS