Court Marshal on charge of involving in the then Maoist armed conflict

  November 16, 2018 By: INSEC

The family of 38 years old Singha Bahadur Shahi  of Kalikot Shuvakalika-5, Sukatiya is in crisis after the army appellate court has ordered to sentence him for life on charge of fleeing along with arms and ammunition and involving in the Maoist armed conflict. He ran away with arms and ammunition during the highway clearing in Charaudi of Dhading in 2005 January 2 and involved in Maoist insurgency.

Shahi has a family with a eight members and after the army court order, his family is in severe crisis. He was working as a soldier in Taradal Battalian of Nepal army in 2003 and he has four sons and two daughters. The victim’s wife Susmita on November 14 organized a press meet and complained that it was injustice to sentence him as per old army law when the country is in new system.

She added that after the arrest of her husband they do not having any one to get bread for them.

The victim’s brother said that it is injustice to sentence him as he was welcomed by the Maoist leaders with a function.

When Singha Bahadur was in Nepal army, his house was looted by the Maoist and they were displaced in district headquarter of Manma during the armed conflict. The government has already received the arms and ammunition that he ran away with.

Nanda Bahadur said that the case was almost closed however he is in injustice as there are no one to advocate for him. A team of police had arrested him on February 19, 2018 from his house and army did a court marshal on him. He has appealed for the justice through TRC as he was arrested and sentenced unfairly by the army court after a decade of armed conflict by forming Court of Inquiry.


Kali Bahadur Malla