Beaten On Charge of Alleged Witchcraft: Accused Arrested

The District Police Office, Baglung, has arrested Tej Bahadur Rana, 38, Bijay Rana, 26, and Purna Bahadur Rana, 31, a 19-year-old woman and a 28-year-old woman of Badigad Rural Municipality-2 on December 16 in accusation of beating a 36-year-old woman severely after alleging her of witchcraft. Inspector Lokendra Shrestha of…

December 21, 2020  
Murder Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Resham Rana, 26, in accusation of killing Sher Bahadur Thapa, 14, of Harinath Rural Municipality-5. During an argument with the deceased Thapa, the accused got angry and killed him by hitting him on the head with a spade. Inspector Rajendra Prasad Adhikari of the District Police Office…

December 21, 2020  
16-day campaign Against Gender-based Violence Completed

An interaction program on caste discrimination and its impact on women due to COVID-19 was organized by the Ministry of Social Development, Gandaki Province, and Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC). Prem Bahadur Bhattarai, president of the NGO Federation Lamjung, presented a working paper at the program, which was conducted in…

December 14, 2020  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Prakash Poudel, 26, of Bardaghat Municipality-12, Bhataulia on December 10 on charges of raping an 11-year-old girl. According to DSP Raju Lama of the District Police Office, the victim lodged a complaint at the Area Police Office, Bardaghat on the same day. The victim has been examined…

Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy on December 10 on charges of raping an eight-year-old girl. The victim was raped on November 28. According to Inspector Homnath Regmi, the victim lodged a complaint at the Area Police Office, Bardaghat on December 9 alleging that the accused had raped her. The…

Journalist Threatened for Publishing News

The editor of Manaslu.com and Provincial Member of Federation of Nepali Journalists, Gandaki, Rajendra Neupane, 37, of Shahid Lakhan Rural Municipality-1, Bakrang, has been given a death threat by Rachan Pariyar, 25, of Satipipal, Gorkha Municipality-5, for publishing news. Journalist Neupane had written news on the incident of mistreatment on…

December 8, 2020  
Court Declares One and a Half Year of Imprisonment to Sexual Abuse Accused

A 55-year-old father has been sentenced to one and a half years of imprisonment for sexually abusing his 15-year-old girl. A bench of Judge Balaram Tripathi sentenced the accused to one year and six months imprisonment and charged a fine of Rs. 10,000 in a verdict passed on November 29.…

December 1, 2020  
Trafficking Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Keshav Bhujel, 34, of Jalparod in Pokhara Metropolitan City-9 on November 26 on the charge of involving a 24-year-old girl in prostitution. DSP Subash of District Police Office, Kaski said that the victim has lodged a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office, Kaski on…

November 28, 2020  
Banned CPN Cadres Arrested

The District Police Office has arrested six cadres, including Lamjung in-charge of the banned Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplov), from Khinchokbesi in Dordi Rural municipality-8. Among the arrested are District In-Charge Jung Bahadur Bhandari, 42, of Rolpa District, District Secretary Bil Bahadur Gurung, 46,…

November 24, 2020  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Deepak Pariyar, 32, of Bhuktangle in Modi Rural Municipality-1 on November 22 on charges of raping a 19-year-old girl. Police have arrested the accused for investigation after the victim's mother lodged a complaint at the District Police Office on November 21 alleging that the accused had raped…

November 23, 2020