Nepal urges India to investigate alleged killing of their citizen

New Delhi [India], Mar. 10 : Nepal on Friday urged India to investigate the alleged killing of a Nepali citizen by the Indian security force.

"I spoke with fm of India regarding killing of Nepali citizen by Indian s.force and urge her to investigate and bring guilty to justice," Nepal Foreign Affairs Minister Dr.

Prakash S. Mahat tweeted, referring to his conversation with Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj.

Earlier in the day, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that following reports of the death of a Nepali national yesterday at the India-Nepal border, allegedly in a firing incident, the Sashastra Seema Bal had initiated an enquiry.

The Government of Nepal is being requested through diplomatic channels to share post-mortem and forensic reports to facilitate the process, it said.

Officials of the two bordering districts - Kanchanpur of Nepal and Lakhimpur Khiri of India - also met in the backdrop of the prevailing situation and agreed to maintain peace and order.

Source: ANI