A writ petition has been filed on Wednesday at Appellate Court Surkhet demanding action against the murderer of Dailekh-based journalist Dekendra Raj Thapa, who was murdered by the then CPN (Maoist) during the armed conflict.
Thapa’s wife Laxmi Thapa filed the writ petition against the District Police Office, Dailekh and District Attorney, Dailekh as the defendants.
Journalist Thapa was abducted and subsequently killed by Maoist cadres by folding his hands and legs in a reckless manner on August 11, 2004. His dead body was found in a buried state at Dwari VDC-1, Dailekh. Though the family has filed the written complaint at District Police Office.
Thapa’s wife has filed FIR at the District Police Office, Dailekh demanding legal action against the murderer of her husband on August 22, 2008. However, she lamented that the Police turned deaf ears to her plight.