KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Four months after assassination of the Supreme Court (SC) Justice Rana Bahadur Bam, both the high level commission formed by the government and probe panel of Nepal Police remain clueless about the assailants.
The three member high level commission headed by former SC Justice Prem Prasad Sharma is preparing to submit its report to the government within a couple of days.
"We investigated various groups but we could not find any clue on the assailants," said a source.
However, the report prepared by the commission has concluded that Bam was killed with an intention to threat the court. "He (Bam) was shot dead after shadowing him for a long time, and it was intended to threaten the court following the apex court´s verdict that the Constituent Assembly (CA) term could not be extended," added the source.
The report states the study of phone calls and SMS, among other details did not show that Bam had personal animosity with anyone.
The commission, which was given three month originally, was given one month extension as if failed to draft the report within the given timeframe.
The government on June 15 had formed the commission. Prem Raj Karki of the Office of Attorney General and Naresh Gurung of Nepal Police Headquarters are the members of the commission. The tenure of the commission expired on Tuesday.
The cabinet meeting on June 15 had also declared Bam a martyr and had decided to provide Rs 1 million to his family as compensation.
Police officials have also acknowledged that they have not yet found any clue regarding the assailants .
"Intensive investigation is underway but we are clueless till now," said Devendra Subedi, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) of the Crime Division. Subedi is also a member of the probe panel on Bam´s assassination.
Nepal Police on May 31 had formed a five member probe panel headed by Inspector General of Police Kuber Singh Rana. He was Additional Inspector General of police at the time.
Bam, 62, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on May 31 in the capital. Bam´s bodyguard, ASI Mahesh Giri, and a personal friend were injured in the incident.