Four ‘Free Madhesh’ supporters arrested from Bara Bariyarpur

File Photo: Brajesh Singh (holding mobile phone) arrested in Sundhara, Kathmandu, on 2014 November 26
Press Release
2015 November 24
Nepal Police detained four supporters of the Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) led by Dr. C. K. Raut, on Tuesday, while they were holding a meeting in Bariyarpur of Bara district. They include Brajesh Singh, Binod Sarraf, Bitu Sah and Sadam Ansari. Before arresting them, the police had locked about 30 participants inside the meeting room inhumanly .
The Alliance has decided to commemorate November 26th as ‘the Racial Arrest Day’, through peaceful placard demonstrations, to remember the arrest of more than 300 Madheshis one year ago on the same day, from the Sundhara area of Kathmandu, when the Nepal Police had arrested Madheshis just by looking at the colour of their skin [1]. The meeting was held to discuss the same program in the district. (more…)