Police register murder case

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Nov 02: District Police Office, Jhapa, yesterday filed murder case against Bir Bahadur Subba, Yadav Gurung and Pahal Man Rai, accusing them of being involved killing K.B. Khadka, in the District Court.

Khadka’s eldest son Jeetu told Bhutan News Service that the district police filed murder case against those suspects.

“Damak police station has confirmed me of this,” told Jeetu. “Now, we are hopeful that these culprits get maximum punishment according to laws.”

Timai-based Armed Police Force arrested Gurung and Rai last month while Subba was detained from Beldangi-I camp two weeks back.

Meanwhile, it is learnt that the UNHCR is process for third resettlement at the earliest. “We have visited its office a number of times seeking prompt relocation,” said Jeetu. “However, our case is not yet forwarded to IOM,” he added.

The relocation of Damber Karki, the living eye-witness of Khadka’s slaying, has been postponed indefinitely. According to his family sources, earlier he was given departure date of October 4.

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