Rescue efforts for Nepali women in Indian jails starts
NEPALGUNJ, Aug 22: Rescue efforts for Nepali prisoners in jails in Baharaich of Uttar Pradesh, India have been started.
For this, a team of human rights activists and social organizations in Nepalgunj will leave for India for discussions with the Indian officials.
Some 30 women of the 70 arrested in Januhana point of Banke´s border and Murtiya of Bardia are still in Baharaich jail.
They were arrested while smuggling hashish from various districts of mid-western region and it was not easy to release them as Indian laws are strict, but efforts are being made for the same, said advocate Keshav Koirala.
The team including from INSEC, Him Rights and Maiti Nepal will go to India and will rescue the women. Advocate Koirala said they were not able to hire a lawyer for lack of money and were living a troublesome life in the Indian jail in the allurement of a little amount of money.