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Nepal: Further information on: Possible "Disappearance"/Fear for safety/Fear of torture or ill-treatment

, Index number: ASA 31/055/2005

On 20 June, Keshav Thapa was released from the Surya Binayak army barracks in Bhaktapur district, where he was tortured and held in illegal detention for one week. The Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) has said it is investigating the incident. Family members have requested no further intervention in his case, fearing that there could be reprisals.

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