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Nepal: Fear of torture/incommunicado detention.

, Index number: ASA 31/009/2002

Sita Baidik was arrested on 16 January, and when her husband Padam Prasad Baidik went to see her in custody the following day, he was arrested as well. The police say they have handed the couple over to the army. No one has been able to visit them since, and it is feared they may be at risk of torture.

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