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Case of Torture Filed against Policeman


Province 2, Dhanusha, Mithila Bihari, Ward 3

Dhanusha,yatna diyeko bhandai prahari virudh adalatma muddha darta. Dhanusha/May 19 Uchit Mandal Kewat, 65, of Laliya in Mithileshwar VDC-6 has filed a case against ASI Baijulal Yadav of the police post Laliya at the District Court Dhanusha on May 19. Saying that ASI Yadav tortured him after calling him in the police post, Kewat demanded action against him and compensation. According to the victim, he sustained bruises all over body and has swollen fingers owing to the torture. He said that ASI Yadav beat him with lathi in his hip and hand. He is undergoing treatment at Janakpur Zonal Hospital. Regional Coordinator of THRD Alliance Abinash Karn said that the case was registered at the District Court with support from THRD Alliance. Police had arrested Radheshyam Mandal of Mithileshwor VDC-6 after Kewat filed a case against him at the District Police Office on May 4 accusing him of trafficking his daughter. Mandal was released the next day. ASI Baijulala had arrested Kewat on May 5 after Mandal was released and he tortured Kewat the whole night, said the victim.


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