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Nepal: Further information on: Fear for safety/ possible "disappearance"

, Index number: ASA 31/193/2004

Amnesty International has received information from the government confirming that Narayan Dhwaj Mahat is currently being detained under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Control and Punishment) Act, 2002 (TADA), at Bhairabnath Army Barracks, Maharajgunj District, Kathmandu, where he may be at risk of torture. It is unclear whether he has been allowed access to a lawyer or whether he has been formally charged with any recognizably criminal offence.

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