TRC Receives 45 thou. conflict-era cases

Posted on: June 30, 2016 | views: 226

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) so far has received as many as 45,000 cases of human rights violation committed during the Maoist decade-long insurgency.

The TRC is expected to receive over 50,000 conflict-era cases of human rights violation by July 17 the last extended date to file such war-era cases, TRC officials said.

Investigations into the filed cases will be carried out in two phases. In the first phase, a study will be conducted on whether the lodged cases meet substantial evidences related to human rights violations, said TRC member Manchala Jha.

She also added that the number and quantity of murder cases and human displacement and property captured during the conflict would be established as well in the first phase.

And in the second phase, investigation into serious crimes like murder, abduction, rape and physical and mental tortures would be carried out, she said.

The commission is assigned to look into the serious human rights violation cases upon the civilians during the insurgency era.