Kidnappings 'lucrative business' in Nepal

Officials accused of turning a blind eye to child kidnappings for a share of the ransoms.



    Al Jazeera has been investigating the kidnapping of children in Nepal and evidence of collusion between political parties and criminal gangs.

    Officials are accused of turning a blind eye to the abductions in exchange for a share of the ransom money.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shretsha reports from Siraha district in southeast Nepal, where two to three people, mostly children, are kidnapped every month.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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