Bhutanese refugees state protests demanding punishment to those involved in the scam

Bhutanese social workers demanded justice to the victimized refugees and action against those accused in the scam.

Arjun Pradhan

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Morang: Bhutanese refugees have come out the streets protesting the fake Bhutanese refugee scam and demanding action against those involved in the scam.

A peaceful rally was organized by the Youth Friendly Center (YFC) called ‘Walk for Peaceful Rally’. Refugees chanted slogans ‘punish all the perpetrators involved in the fake Bhutanese refugee incident.’ During the rally, Bhutanese social workers demanded justice to the victimized refugees and action against those accused in the scam.¬†

During the Walk for Peaceful Rally, the YFC shared information regarding the ongoing investigation and the steps being taken to ensure justice to those who were affected by the incident. Protestors circumambulated the Pathari Sanischare camp and came to the camp hill before assembling for a corner meeting. 

Social activists Pradeep Kumar Rai, Ram Baniya and Shanti Pakhrin addressed the corner meeting. Addressing the meeting, Ram Baniya said, “While action must be taken against all those involved, the government should also investigate the corruption within the camp and take strict action against the corrupt.”