Darchula Tuin Incident

Home Ministry asks MoFA to initiate diplomatic efforts to provide justice to Jaya Singh Dhami family

Published On: September 3, 2021 09:20 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Ministry of Home Affairs has written to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take necessary diplomatic initiative on the basis of probe panel’s recommendation regarding the case of Jaya Singh Dhami who went missing in the Mahakali River after Indian Seema Surakshya Bal (SSB) personnel allegedly cut off the tuin rope while he was crossing the river.

Spokesperson at the Ministry of Home Affairs Phanindra Mani Pokharel said that they have written to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday for further diplomatic efforts.

The Janardan Gautam-led probe panel had submitted its report on Wednesday stating that Dhami went missing after falling off the river in the presence of Indian SSB personnel. The report mentions that the incident had occurred in the presence of the Indian SSB personnel.

According to the Home Ministry, recommendations have been made to initiate diplomatic initiative with the Indian side to seek due compensation and relief to the Dhami’s family and book the perpetrators. The report has also recommended the government to make appropriate management for the livelihood and education of Dhami’s dependents from the side of the government.


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