Abducted Indians freed in Nepal
The rebels had abducted two Indians Lakki Mir Singha, 39 and Rajiv Kumar, 29, from a hotel in Nepal.india Updated: Aug 16, 2006 16:34 IST
Maoist rebels on Wednesday freed the two Indians they had abducted from Mahendranagar in western Nepal, police said.
The rebels had abducted the two Indians Lakki Mir Singha, 39 and Rajiv Kumar, 29, along with a Nepalese woman from a hotel on Tuesday.
A Maoist cadre alleged the trio was involved in an illicit relationship.
The two Indians hailing from Chandigarh were in Maoist captivity last night and released around noon on Wednesday, police said.
The police quoting local Maoist cadres said they were freed unconditionally after an investigation into the matter.
"We have freed them without any action because the ceasefire is in place and peace talks are in progress," a local Maoist cadre was quoted as saying by the police.