The Office of the District Attorney, Rukum West on Sunday filed charge sheets against 34 persons for their alleged involvement on Chaurjahari incident.
Of them, 33 have been charged for orchestrating murder, committing caste-based discrimination and untouchability while next one under abetting murder charge.
Recording their statement in relation to the killing of six people in Soti village in Chaurjahari would begin on Monday, said Registrar at the District Court KritaBahadurBohara. Of the accused, 29 have been arrested and five are at large.
Two minor accused would record their statements about the incident on Monday and the rest on Tuesday, he said. The arrest of 20 has been made based on complaints filed by the victims’ families and nine during investigations.
A search has been carried out for the absconding five accused, said Deputy Superintendent of Police ThagBahadur KC. Six youths of Jajarkot district died in the incident when Nawaraj BK of Bheri Municipality-4 in Jajarkot district had gone to take his girlfriend at Soti of Chaurjahari Municipality-8 in Rukum West on May 23.
Source: National News Agency Nepal