Transitional body Finishes study of Complaints in 55 districts

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Kathmandu

Nov 7, 2018-

The Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) has concluded studying complaints on enforced disappearance in 55 districts.

The study was carried out on the basis of complaints registered by the families of victims, according to Bishnu Prasad Pathak, spokesperson for the commission.

Study of complaints recorded in the remaining 22 districts will resume after the Chhath festival from Bardiya district, he added.

The CIEDP plans to complete the complaint studying process by February next year. As of August 11, the transitional justice body had received 3,197 complaints on enforced disappearance from the families of victims.

Pathak said the commission has completed studying over 2,500 cases till date.

Four-member expert team formed.

The CIEDP has formed a four-member team to solicit suggestions to further explore the complaints of enforced disappearance.  

The commission has three months to complete its mission, with its term expiring on February 10.

The government had formed the CIEDP and Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate into war-era crimes on February 10, 2015.  


Published: 07-11-2018 07:34

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