Maoists Abduct, Maoists Extort and Maoists Loot: RNA

Army Press Release
Digitized avatar of a copy of today’s press release issued by the Royal Nepal Army. (translation below)

According to reports emerging out from different parts of the country, Maoist comrades have gone to the looting and extortion spree. That is happening after the rebels have announced three-month long ceasefire. Press release issued by the Royal Nepal Army daily lists the details of the Maoist crimes. Why is this happening? Is the party having difficulties feeding its militants? “If so,” we heard Ram Chandra Poudel, a senior Nepali Congress leader saying yesterday, “The government is ready to provide the amount required to feed their army.” Poudel’s intention was that government is ready to anything to stop Maoists from harassing general people. Very good. At a time when people are utterly hopeful about the peace prospects in the country, Maoists should stick to their words and promises. No problem if they want to stay in defensive position, but they should keep quiet and stop harassing people. Continue reading Maoists Abduct, Maoists Extort and Maoists Loot: RNA