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Supreme Court orders police to produce Silwal before bench immediately

Kathmandu, April 24

The Supreme Court ordered Nepal Police Headquarters to produce detained DIG Nawaraj Silwal before the Court today itself.

Conducting the preliminary hearing on a habeas corpus writ filed by advocate Purna Prasad Rajbanshi on behalf of Silwal today, a single bench of Chief Justice Sushila Karki made the order.

The bench has told police to release him keeping the Supreme Court Registrar as a witness and in the guarantee of his lawyer senior advocate Shambhu Thapa, according to SC Co-spokesperson Bishwaraj Paudel.

Police had detained Silwal from Thapa’s house in Baluwatar of Kathmandu this morning.

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