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Posted September 5, 2017 by Vlogger-1 in People
 
 

Nepal navy officer on torture worth granted bail


A Nepalese military officer held within the UK in January on torture expenses has been granted bail.
Colonel Kumar Lama, 46, was remanded in custody by Westminster magistrates after his arrest for alleged crimes throughout Nepal’s civil conflict in 2005.
A decide at Chelmsford Crown Court has now freed him on £10,000 bail.
Col Lama, who had been working with the UN mission in South Sudan, denies the costs. He was held in East Sussex as he visited household over Christmas.
The expenses relate to offences alleged to have taken place between April and October 2005 on the Gorusinghe Army Barracks in Kapilvastu.
The decade-long civil conflict, wherein greater than 16,000 folks died, led to 2006 and generated allegations of human rights atrocities in opposition to each the military and Maoist rebels.
Metropolitan Police detectives held Col Lama below Section 134 of the Criminal Justice Act, a legislation that defines torture as a “universal jurisdiction” crime. It implies that suspects can face trial earlier than a British court docket even when their alleged offences had nothing to do with the UK.
But the arrest at an tackle in St Leonards-on-Sea close to Hastings angered the Nepalese authorities.
Col Lama is anticipated to be freed subsequent week after posting the bail quantity and different circumstances can even apply, Nepal’s ambassador to the UK, Suresh Chandra Chalise, instructed the
The subsequent court docket listening to within the case is because of happen in June.


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