Wednesday, December 28, 2005

RNA start internal charged

Kathmandu Dec 28-Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) has kept 25 soldiers under custody on charge of allowing soldier Basudev Thapa to go out of the barrack with arms and ammunition on December 14 night Jana Astha weekly reports. according weekly, Rajendra Shrestha, Rajkumar Shahi, Yadav Shrestha, Dharma Waiba, Ajay Nakarmi, Dhamendra lama and Sudip are among those, who are kept in custody.

Though locals and Human Rights Campaigners casted doubt that Thapa alone killed a large number of people, RNA said that Thapa opened indiscriminate firing, killed 12 civilians and got killed himself at Kalidevi temple of Nagarkot, Bhaktapur following his brawl with a group of locals on December 14 night.

The weekly, quoting sources at the Royal Nepalese Army, said that Thapa opened 45 rounds of fire at the locals, who were enjoying local Fare.

few days before The Royal Nepalese Army’s probe committee has submitted its investigation report on the Nagarkot carnage to the Chief of the RNA Legal Department, Brigadier General BA Kumar Sharma.

The government and the Royal Nepalese Army have formed separate team to probe into the incident. RNA probe team has already submitted the report whereas the government team is yet to submit the report.

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