Supreme Court Orders Release Of Central Leader Of Chand Led CPN

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the release of Chakra Bahadur Khatri, a central leader of the Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Communist Party of Nepal.

A joint bench of Supreme Court Justices Prakash Man Singh Raut and Kumar Regmi on Friday ordered the release of Khatri in the presence of the chairperson or member of the National Human Rights Commission.

The apex court has ordered to produce Khatri at the central office of the commission on Sunday and released under the supervision of the chairperson or members of the commission.

Mentioning that Khatri has been detained several times illegally, the order has directed the commission to monitor the exercise of Khatri’s right to live with dignity.

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