Human Rights Documentation Regional Workshop Begins

Two day regional workshop on Human Rights documentation has begun in Nepalgunj from September 26. The program was organized by INSEC central office. Speaking at the program, INSEC executive director Bijaya Raj Gautam said that the important work and roles played by INSEC in the past have established its image…

September 26, 2016  
Accused on Attempting To Rape, Arrested

Police have arrested 18-year-old Arjun Oli of Satbariya VDC-9, Dang on September 13 on charge of attacking 28-year-old woman with knife before attempting to rape her. The victim’s party has lodged a complaint at District Police Office of Banke on September 12 against the accused according to the police. The…

September 14, 2016  
Accused Rapist Arrested

Area Police Office of Kohalpur has arrested Govinda Chaudhary,26 of Lamahi Municipality-7 of Dang district on September 6 on charge of raping a 13-year-old girl. Police had arrested the accused based on verbal complaint lodged by the victim’s party on September 6. The preparation for the health checkup of the…

September 7, 2016  
Appellate Court Issues Directives To Control Sound Pollution

The Appellate Court of Nepalgunj has issued directives in the name of Nepalgunj Municipality, District Administration Office and District Public Health on September 1 regarding the case on Prohibition Ordinance relating to sound pollution in order to control and make sound pollution issue effective and result oriented. The directive was…

September 1, 2016  
Four Protesters Injured In Police Baton Charge

At least four protesters were injured in a baton charged by police when a group of youth called “I am Nationalist”, had a clash with police after they established an idol of late king Birendra Bir Bikram Shah at Birendra Chok in Nepalgunj. Chandra Hamal, 29 of Nepalgunj Municipality-2 was injured in…

September 1, 2016  
Accused on Gang Rape, Arrested

Police have arrested 26-year-old Kushal Rana of Kamdi VDC-9 and Mani Ram Kumai,19 on August 28 on charge of  gang raping a 20-year-old woman. The victim’s party had lodged a complaint at Area Police Office of Kohalpur on August 28 accusing them of gang raping a woman on August 24…

August 31, 2016  
Human Rights Commission’s Concern on Shortages in medicine

The regional office of NHRC, Nepalgunj has shown its concern on shortages in medicine in various health organisations of Banke district. The regional director Murari Prasad Kharel has requested chief of district’s public heath office to provide written answer on the issue on August 23. The commission has asked for…

August 29, 2016  
We are Ignorant on Commission’s Work: Conflict Victims

Conflict victims have shown their ignorance in a work done by CIED during a program organised in Nepalgunj. The victims have expressed their ignorance about the commission’s work on an interaction program on commission’s effectiveness and justice to victims on the eve of the international day on enforced disappearance organised…

August 29, 2016  
Accused for Allegation of Being Witch Arrested

Police have arrested Dinesh Tharu,21 of Naubasta VDC-9, Tikampur on August 25 on charge of murdering Dandi Tharu of same VDC on charge of being witch. According to inspector Ramesh Awasthi of Area Police Office at Kohalpur, the absconding accused was arrested on the night of August 25 from Atariya…

August 26, 2016  
Demand To take Legal Action against Rape Accused

The victim’s party of a 14-year-old girl have demanded to take action against 30-year-old Shiva Shahi of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolis-5 Ganeshpur. They accused him of raping a girl on August 21. The victim’s party had lodged a complaint at District Police Office on August 22 demanding action against him. According to…

August 23, 2016