From The Nepali Press
Our own Taliban
Kantipur, 19 January
FROM ISSUE #129 (24 JAN 2003 - 30 JAN 2003) | TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Ghorahi, Dang - A group of Maoists chopped off the right hand of a class 10 student of Sarvodaya Secondary School in Sishaniya VDC in Dang on Friday night. The Maoists beat up Rakesh Chaudhary before cutting off his hand, local police said. On 14 January, the Maoists had abducted Chaudhary while he was playing football in Phalkapur village. They released him at his home in Sonpur after chopping off his hand at 10PM on Friday night, say family members. The severed hand with fingers have been put up for public display at at the local bus stop in Narthi. Chaudhary was taken to Nepalganj for treatment.