Parliamentary team in Anand Bazaar

Dhangadhi, March 22

A parliamentary team today arrived in Ananda Bazaar of Punarbas Municipality to investigate the killing of Nepali national Govinda Gautam allegedly in firing by border guards of Indian Sashastra Seema Bal on March 9.

The team of Social Justice and Human Rights Committee of the Parliament today met Gautam’s bereaved family members. After a field observation, the team also met Tikaram Chapagain, who was critically injured in the same incident.

The six-member team led by Dhan Bahadur Rayamajhi made a field observation of the place where Gautam was shot, culvert construction site, and the border with India.

During the meeting with Gautam’s family members, Rayamajhi expressed sympathy and pledged that they would try to provide the state-promised relief to them without delay.

The team also assured Chapagain’s family that the government would bear all the expenses for the treatment of the injured.


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