Press Release on the incident occurred at Kechna, Jhapa District.

Serious attention of the Ministry has been drawn towards the incident that occurred yesterday (29 November 2015) at around 07:00 am in a village at Kechna Village Development Committee Ward No. 4, Khutta Muni of Jhapa District when 13 personnel of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) of India, some of them with weapons, entered the Nepalese territory. They were, later, handed over to the concerned officials of the SSB 12 Battalion, Kishangunj.

While expressing serious concerns over the entry of the SSB personnel into the Nepalese territory along with weapons, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged the Indian authorities, through the Embassy of India in Kathmandu, to ensure that such incidents are not recurred in future.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Government of Nepal

30 November 2015