Monday, January 22, 2007

Government forms high level commission to probe Lahan incident
The government has formed a three-member high level commission to probe the violent incidences that have wreaked Lahan for the past few days.
According to the statement issued by the Home Ministry, the commission will be headed by Janardan Bahadur Khadka, judge at the Patan Appellate Court. Other members of the commission include joint attorney general RN Pathak and Additional Inspector General of Police Rabindra Pratap Shah.
The commission has been asked to submit its report within fifteen days.
Likewise, the Ministry has also announced compensation of Rs 1 million to the family of one Ramesh Mahato who was killed in a firing in Lahan two days ago.
The meeting of the eight party leaders in the morning had asked the government to form a high level commission to investigate the Lahan incident and provide compensation to victims.

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