Mortal remains excavated after 14 years, last rites performed

DAILEKH: Relatives of Aein Bahadur Shahi have excavated his mortal remains after 14 years of his murder.

The Nepal Army had allegedly murdered Shahi, a permanent resident of Mahabu Rural Municipality-6 in the district, in the name of Maoist and buried his body during the armed conflict period.

The Nepal Army had arrested 12 persons along with Shahi at Dharampokhara on August 2, 2003. The NA had released other persons but killed Shahi after giving him severe torture and buried his body later.

Of his three sons, two of them returned home from overseas employment, and excavated the mortal remains. His last rite was performed on Saturday, according to the family sources.