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Ganga Maya Adhikari acquires passport

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Kathmandu, February 17

Ganga Maya Adhikari, who wants to tell her story about the murder of her son Krishna Prasad Adhikari to the international community, today acquired her passport from the District Administration Office, Kathmandu.

Ganga Maya had applied for passport on January 1. Krishna Prasad was kidnapped and killed by the then Maoist rebels in Chitwan on June 6, 2004 at the height of Maoist insurgency. Ganga Maya, staged fast-unto-death for four times between January 2013 and July 2018, but the government has been reluctant to book the murderer(s) of her son.

Talking to THT, Ganga Maya said, “I am convinced that the state will not give me justice. But, I will not stop my fight for justice until my last breath..”

An FIR was registered at District Police Office, Chitwan, on June 7, 2004 three days after Krishna Prasad was kidnapped and murdered. Krishna Prasad’s elder brother later submitted the names of 13 persons suspected of being involved in the murder to police on December 11, 2005. 4.

The Chitwan District Court in September last year acquitted 12 accused, including prime accused Chabilal Poudel.

Advocate Om Prakash Aryal said Ganga Maya would soon visit the United Kingdom and the United Nations Headquarters in New York to provide the details of her son’s murder.  She had recently met UN Resident Coordinator Valerie Julliand at UN House, Pulchowk.

A version of this article appears in print on February 18, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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