Nepal's Crown Prince Dipendra
An undated file
photo shows Nepal's Crown Prince Dipendra making a toast
to Britain's visiting Prince Charles in Kathmandu. — Reuters
Prince Dipendra examining an automatic
rifle at an ordnance factory at Wah
near Islamabad, a February 20, 1998 file picture.
Crown Prince Dipendra sits for a portrait
in 2000 in Nepal.
Prince Dipendra is shown in this December 29, 2000, file photo.— AP/PTI
In this file photo dated April 26, 2001, Nepalese Crown Prince
Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
visits the Edo-Tokyo Museum in Tokyo,
A diagram of the royal palace is shown June 7, 2001 during a
press conference at the military hospital in Katmandu, Nepal. Dr.
Rajiv Shahi, husband to Princess Puja Shahi, and who held the press
conference, was present at the June 1 dinner where most of the
Nepali Royal family was killed. Using a diagram on a board he
explained the events of the evening. According to his account, it
was indeed the late Prince/King Dipendra who massacred the family
before killing himself.
The body of Nepal''s King Dipendra is cremated June 4, 2001 in
The Nepalese Royal family
Prince Dipendra, King Birendra, Prince
Nirajan, Queen Aishwarya and Princess Shruti.
The Nepalese royal
Mourners read accounts of the killing of
members of the royal family of Nepal while waiting
to sign a condolence book at the palace. (Photograph:
King Birendra's Coronation 1975.