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Nepal: Fear of safety / "Disappearance", Jitendra Mahaseth (m), doctor.

, Index number: ASA 31/002/2002

Jitendra Mahaseth is a medical doctor working at Nepalgunj medical college hospital, where he was arrested by police on 17 December 2001, apparently because he had provided medical treatment to a member or members of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) (Maoist), an armed political group. He is being held in incommunicado detention and is at risk of torture or ill-treatment.

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