Govt to give Rs 1 m to another SSB firing victim's family

Published On: March 26, 2017 12:07 PM NPT By: Deepak Kharel

KATHMANDU, March 26: The government is all set to provide NRs one million to the family of  Basudev Shah who was shot dead by the Indian Shashastra Seema Ball(SSB) six years back.

The victim Shah was a resident of the Nepal-India border area known as Bayarbana, Amahi  Bariyati-7.

Shas was shot dead by the Indian SSB on May 25, 2010 inside Nepal at the area bordering on India.

“The government has already made a decision to provide the Shah family with NRs one million”, said Deputy Prime Minister Nidhi’s  Press Advisor Ramji Dahal.

On May 25, 2010, two Indian SSB personnel belonging to 24 SSB Battalion entered Nepal incognito following smugglers at 8 am.  After they started attacking Nepalis , the locals and the local police personnel resisted their attack. After the situation started taking  on serious form, SSB Inspector Hitendra Singh opened fire indiscriminately.  Shah was shot dead at that time.

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