Their Man Is Murdered: Apsara BK, 22, wife of dalit youth Santa Bahadur BK who was abducted and killed by the Maoists on Wednesday, September 6, mourns. She is holding her two month old child. The old woman is 70-year-old mother of Santa Bahadur. The girl sitting between the two women is four year old daughter of Apsara and Santa Bahadur. The landless resident of Ishaneshwor, Lamjung district was the sole breadwinner for the family. Pics by Ghanashyam Khadka
They Turtured Him Before Killing: Bhupendra Khanal of Pokhara based human rights organization Advocacy Forum inspects the corpse of Santa Bahadur BK before the family and villagers buried the man murdered by Maoists. Rights activists have concluded that Santa Bahadur was inhumanly tortured by the killers before being murdered.
Comrades Collect Tax: Maoist cadres ‘collecting’ tax in a shop in Gorkha district. Rebels have intensified their activities of collecting tax recently. Pic by Damodar Neupane
Maoists Killed By Villagers
Meanwhile, a Maoist activist was killed in a fight with villagers in Debapurteta, Bara district Friday night. The man is identified as Naresh Yadav, 18, who was beaten to death by the villagers. He died on way while being rushed to Birgunj for treatment. Villagers had beaten to death another Maoist man the day before.