Overcrowded Prison Leads to Mismanagement

The inmates have been forced to live under tents in the district jail, Baitadi, due to overcrowding. There are currently 74 inmates in the 25-capacity District Jail, Baitadi, including 10 women. Of them, 40 are serving their sentences and 34 are incarcerated for trial. Anil Tiwari, the jailor of Baitadi…

April 6, 2021  
Sexual Abuse Accused Arrested

Police have arrested 19-year-old Aayush Singh Thakuri of Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan-8 on April 4, 2021, on the charge of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. The victim's mother told the INSEC representative over the phone that she had lodged a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office, Kailali on March…

April 6, 2021  
Beneficiaries deprived of Health Services Due to Lack of Doctors

The locals of Laxminagar Primary Health Centre in Jorayal Rural Municipality have complained of facing problems due to lack of doctors for the past two years. Although the health centre is supposed to have a doctor and 12 health workers, due to their absence, the locals of the area are…

April 6, 2021  
Locals Complain of Being Deprived of Pure Drinking Water

Despite the clear provision in Article 35 of the Constitution of Nepal 2072 BS that every citizen has the right to clean drinking water and sanitation under the right to health, 120 families of Bogtan Foodshil Rural Municipality-6 Gaguda have been deprived of clean drinking water. Locals have been complaining…

April 3, 2021  
Two Injured in Police Firing

Two locals were injured in a firing incident in front of Lamki Area Police Office at Lamkichuha Municipality-1 on March 25. The injured have been identified as Krishna Pyakurel, 25, of Lamkichuha Municipality-1 and Deepak Sanjyal, 18, of the same place, informed Inspector Hikmat Thapa of District Police Office, Kailali.…

March 23, 2021  
Domestic Killing Accused Arrested

Shyam Saud, 29, of Thantaki in Navadurga Rural Municipality-5 has been arrested by the police for beating his wife Manish Saud, 28, to death on March 20, 2021. According to SI Rajendra Bahadur Chand of the District Police Office, Dadeldhura, the initial investigation revealed that the husband had beaten her…

March 22, 2021  
Inmates Facing Problems due to Overcrowded Cells

The inmates of Bajhang District Jail have complained that they are facing administrative problems due to overcrowding. The district jail, which has a capacity of 25 inmates, currently has 38 prisoners and 37 detainees in Bajhang. Bhakti Bhandari of Bajhang District Jail expressed grief over having to wait in line…

March 18, 2021  
Locals Suffering due to Lack of Emergency Obstetric Service

The Kolti Primary Health Service Centre, which has been providing service to the residents of four local levels in the north-eastern region of Bajura district and some local levels of Humla, Mugu and Kalikot in Karnali. The centre has been facing problems due to lack of emergency obstetric services. Panchakala…

March 16, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Devendra Bahadur Kunwar, 38, a resident of Babla in Sanphebgar Municipality-11 on February 28 on charges of raping a 16-year-old girl. According to Sai Madan Singh Dhami of the Area Police Office, Thati, the accused was arrested after the victim lodged a complaint at the Area Police…

March 1, 2021  
Accused of Human Trafficking Arrested

Police have arrested Rahul Parki, 20, of KI Singh Rural Municipality-3 from Attariya on February 23 on charges of trying to traffick a 20-year-old girl. The victim's family had lodged a complaint at the District Police Office, Kailali on February 23 alleging that the accused was about to take the…

February 24, 2021