SC moved on OHCHR report

Kathmandu, October 29:

A writ petition was filed today in the Supreme Court seeking its order to government authorities to set up a high-level commission to implement the report of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)-2006.

The OHCHR report had recommended the government find out the whereabouts of missing people and take action against public and army officials involved in disappearing people.

The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Ministry of Defence, the Nepali Army Headquarters, the Chief of Army Staffs and the Bhairav Nath Battalion are the defendants in the petition filed by advocate Jitman Basnet.