Locals gherao security camp

Lamjung: Demanding that the whereabouts of those disappeared by the state be made public, locals today gheraoed the security base camp at Bhorletar in Lamjung. Some 300 residents of Bhorletar and Ishaneshwor led by Maoist area in-charge Prabhuraj Ghimire surrorunded the base camp and shouted slogans. Maoist sources said that 20 persons from Lamjung are missing. The whereabouts of Potnath Ghimire, Rajan Ghimire, Shekhar Nath Ghimire and Surya Kumar Ghimire of Bhorletar are still unknown. Security forces had arrested Potnath Ghimire on February 2, 2002 and kept him at the Bhorletar barracks.