Sunday, February 17, 2008

Anti-US resettlement refugees arrested

Source: The Rising Nepal

Police from the Armed Police Force's base camp at Beldangi of Damak have arrested five Bhutanese refugees on the charge of threatening refugees willing for resettlement in the US and damaging the hut of a refugee in favouur of settlement in the US.

The arrested are Tikaram Bhattarai, pasang Lama, Khadga Bahadur Magar, Santosh Rai and Bir Bahadur Rai. They were arrested while they were damaging the hut of DP Moktan at sector B3 in Beldangi camp.

They were learnt to have been threatening Moktan of not even to think about resettlement in the US. Police said further investigation is ongoing.

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