Inmates kept in custody in Humla and Mugu for lack of prisons
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Mugu, Sept. 12 -- Dhanlal Rokaya, who was remanded into custody a year and a half ago by the Humla District Court, is still in police custody at the District Police Office in Humla.
Due to a lack of prisons in Humla, those remanded by the District Court are being kept in police custody in Humla. Ram Prasad Gharti, Deputy Superintendent of Police, said that they have been facing difficulties accommodating inmates at the police custody, especially for longer periods. He said, "We have no option but to keep inmates in police custody itself. Because of this, the District Police Office has been unable to provide facilities to the inmates. We don't have the resources for it."
According to the District Police Office in Humla, inmates and the a...
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