Former Nepal PM Deuba charged with human rights violation

, 3:53 PM IST

Panchthar (Nepal) : Former Nepal prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has been charged with human rights violation and a complaint has been filed against him in this regard at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

The complaint accuses the former prime minister of mobilising Royal Nepal Army to kill rebel CPN-Maoist cadres at Ansrang-1 of Panchthar even after a truce for peace talks, reports the Himalayan Post.

The complaint, mentioning an international law states that disarmed rebellions should not be subjected to killing, was lodged jointly by six families of the deceased in the attack.

CPN-Maoist district chairman Suryaman said that Yogesh Khanal of Subhang, Mohan Angbe of Sidin-8, Deepak Dhimal of Limba-6, Laxmi Rai of Siwa-9, Kamal Bahadur Angdembe and Abindra Angdembe of Angsarang were killed in the attack. (ANI)