NHRC asks Maoists to free abductees

aKathmandu: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday urged the Maoists to release all people in their custody. Citing the common Article 3 of the Geneva Convention and international humanitarian laws, the NHRC has urged Maoists to respect the rights of those abducted by them. Issuing a press statement, NHRC acting secretary Dhruba Nepal, sought the release of Hari KC of Dandakharka, Dolakha, Armed Police Force head constable Kumar Basnet, and central leader of National Unity Council, Arjun Bahadur Lama, who were abducted

by the Maoists last month. — HNS