Government of Karnali Province Decides To Provide Relief To The Victim Families Of Soti

The provincial government of Karnali has decided to provide relief of rs one hundred thousand to families of those who died in the incident of Rukum West Chaurajahari Municipality-8 Soti on 23 May 2020. In a phone call with Dhruba Budhathoki, press coordinator of the Chief Minister of the province,…

June 17, 2020  
Additional Seven Arrested For Their Involvement In Soti Incident

Police have arrested seven people who were involved in the incident that took place at Chaurajahari municipality-8 Soti on 23 May 2020. These people were arrested after the others arrested previously associated them with the incident, informed DSP Thak Bahadur KC. Those seven arrested are Netra Bahadur Malla (40), Resham…

June 5, 2020  
Memorandum Presented To The Chief Minister For Taking Action Against Those Involved In Rukum West Incidence

The Women Human Rights Defender Network has submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister through Chief Minister of Province 5, Prithvi Subba Gurung. The memorandum was about the incident that took place at Chaurajahari, Rukum West. The memorandum was submitted on 3 June 2020 and has asked to take strict…

June 4, 2020  
Sixth Dead Body Found: Soti Incident

There have been six deaths recorded till date after the dead body of Govinda Shahi (17) who had been missing since the Soti incident that happened on 23 May 2020 at Chaurajahari Municipality-8 Soti. Shahi’s body was found after 10 days of disappearance. It was found on 2 June 2020…

June 3, 2020  
Committee of Five Members Formed For Investigation on Chaurajahari Incident

Addressing the question raised by the members of National Assembly, on 26 May 2020, Minister of Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa informed that a team of five led by the joint secretary of the Ministry has been formed for investigation regarding Chaurajahari incident. He mentioned that the committee will have…

May 26, 2020  
A Team of Human Rights Activists Headed to Chaurjahari for Fact Finding

A team of human rights activists led by Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC)'s representative Manisha KC has headed to visit Chaurajahari Municipality-8 for fact-finding on the incident that happened on 22 May 2020. According to the coordinator of INSEC Karnali, Narayan Subedi the team has gone to find the truth…

May 26, 2020  
People’s Representatives Beaten

Dhan Bahadur Kusari (32), member of Aathbiskot Municipality- 10 and Gangaram Chanara (43), chairperson of the same ward were beaten on 17 May 2020. People involved in this are:- Lalit Chand of Aathbiskot Municipality- 9 and Chiranjivi Kusari of Aathbiskot Municipality- 10. They were beaten for using governmental motorbike without…

May 18, 2020  
Three and Half Years’ Imprisonment for Rape Attempt

Prakash Pun Magar (27) of Sanibheri Rural Municipality-6 was sentenced with three and half years' jail term and fined Rs 10 thousand for attempting to rape a 55-year-old woman. This decision was made in the bench of Justice Bidhya Raj Poudel on 5 February 2020. Complaint was filed against Pun…

February 6, 2020  
Arson at Ward Office by Unknown Group

Police informed of arson at the ward office of Aathbiskot Municipality- 10 on 24 December by a group of intruders. The ward office was sabotaged and the computer, printer, camera and many other materials were also burned. According to District Police Office Rukum (west)’s DSP Sumit Khadka, the locals informed…

December 25, 2019  
Court Slams eight years to a rape convict

The District Court of Rukum has ordered to sentence 25 years old Pancha Ram B.K of Tripurakot Sundari Municipality-4 for eight years after finding him guilty on raping 14 years old girl. A single bench of District Court judge Atma Dev Joshi had given the verdict regarding the case. The…

July 2, 2019