• ZenTravels-BRTNepal
  • sbgl
  • sahara
  • ace-advertise

NHRC directs govt to keep safe proof on Pant murder case

KATHMANDU: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the government to keep safe the evidence on Nirmala rape and murder case. The sample of ‘vaginal swab’ extracted from the late Pant for the investigation at Nepal Police’s forensic laboratory must be kept safe, the NHRC underscored.
Officiating Secretary at NHRC, Murari Prasad Kharel, said Police Headquarters was asked to keep evidence like the sample of swab and separated DNA as they are.
Similarly, the NHRC has written to the Mahakali Zonal Hosptial, Kanchanpur, directing it to communicate the process adopted while collecting Nirmala’s vaginal swab and sending it to Nepal Police’s Forensic Lab.
The NHRC held a meeting with related medical doctors and scientists and garnered their views on medical test and the investigation with evidence following Nirmala’s rape and murder. The discussion made minute review on the report of DNA test and the post mortem report.
The meeting was attended by NHRC Acting Chairman Prakash Wasti, Member Sudip Pathak, Department of Forensic Medicine, TU, Prof Dr Harihar Wasti, and DNA specialist at National Forensic Laboratory, Dr Dinesh Jha among others.


Published Date: Thursday, October 11th, 2018 | 09:07 PM

Your Responses

N24 Exclusive

View All

The World Is Running Out of Time Monday, June 17th, 2019

In 2015, the international community launched a renewed effort to tackle collective global challenges under the auspices of the United Nations Sustainable Development..

The American Century’s Last Man Friday, June 14th, 2019

Taking on Tehran Friday, June 14th, 2019

China Is Courting Disaster in Hong Kong Thursday, June 13th, 2019