Tuesday, June 28, 2005


Supreme Court order released RC Poudel
Kathmandu june 28- Following a Supreme Court order.The government Tuesday released Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ram Chandra Poudel, who had been in police custody since nearly five months.
A joint bench of Justices Min Bahadur Rayamajhi and Arjun Prasad Singh issued the release order today afternoon, concluding that Poudel’s detention is illegal.
A writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court on June 19 demanding his release. Last Tuesday, the court had issued a show-cause notice over Poudel’s detention.
Poudel, a former deputy prime minister, who was arrested on February 2, was being detained in his hometown, Damauli, Tanahun district.

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