Nepal sends DNA and viscera of Indian journalist to Hyderabad

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Kathmandu, Nov 5 (UNI) The DNA and viscera of the body, suspected to be that of abducted Indian journalist Birendra Kumar Sah has been sent to Hyderabad for identification.

Sah's dead body was found in the jungle of Amlekhagunj of Bara near Indo-Nepal border on October 13.

Sah's family, however, failed to identify the body, which was in an advanced stage of decomposition.

A Parliamentary committee formed to investigate the abduction and killing of the journalist had concluded that he was abducted by Maoists.

The investigation found four people including former Bara district in-charge of the Maoist Lal Bahadur Chaudhary and his associates Kundan Faujdar, Ram Yekwal Sahani and Hare Ram Patel involved in the abduction of Sah, Deputy Inspector General of Nepal Police, Crime Investigation Department, KR Rana said.

The journalist's abduction has generated sharp criticism from national and international media and the human rights activists.


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