Khotang

Court Slams five years to rape convict

The District Court of Khotang has ordered to sentence 56 years old man Iwe B.K of Tuwachung Municipality-7 for five years after finding him guilty on raping 12 years old girl. A single bench of District Court judge Kishore Ghimire had given the verdict regarding the case on June 11. The victim's party had lodged complaint at Area Police Office of Halesi on August 12 against the accused. The ....

Post Update :June 12, 2018,  
Court Slams two and half years on charge of sexual abuse

The District Court of Khotang has ordered to sentence 43 years old Khem Raj Ban for two and half year after finding him guilty on sexually abusing 29 years old woman. A single bench of district court judge Kishore Ghimire had given the verdict regarding the case. The victim was sexually abused....

Post Update :June 6, 2018,  
Locals shifting due to the acute shortage of drinking water

Locals at Khotehang Rural Municipality-8, Simpani are compelled to shift from their place after the Rural municipality is being hard hit by the shortage of drinking water since two years. At least 15 families have already shifted to other place after the water source is getting dry in Ward number 3, Barre. ....

Post Update :May 5, 2018,  
Physical abuse on chief and vice-chief of Rural Municipality

The locals have physically abuse the chief, vice-chief and local representatives of Barahapokhari Rural municipality on April 22 over a dispute of shifting the center of Rural Municiality.Locals of Barahapokhari are demanding to operate the Rural Municipality Office from ward number -3, Saunechaur. They attacked the local representatives in order to exert pressure s....

Post Update :April 22, 2018,  
Court Slams six years to a rape convict

The District Court of Khotang has ordered to sentence 15 years old boy for six years after finding him guilty on raping 10 years old girl. A single bench of district court judge had given a verdict regarding the case. The victim’s party had lodged complaint at District Police Office against the accused on charge of rape on July....

Post Update :April 20, 2018,  
Court Slams nine years to a rape accused

The District Court of Khotang has ordered to sentence 47 years old year grandfather for nine years after finding him guilty on raping 15 years old granddaughter. The court has also ordered to compensate Rs 50,000 from the convict. The victim’s party had lodged complaint at District Police Office of Khotang and the accused was a....

Post Update :April 19, 2018,  
Wife beaten to death by Husband

Police said that 50 years old Aisara Rai of Halesi Tuwangchol Municipality-10 was attacked by the bamboo stick and killed by her husband Makardwoj Rai,60 on March 26. The victim was living in her parental home at Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-3. DSP Lok Darshan Thapa of District Police Office said that the husband attacked he....

Post Update :March 28, 2018,  
Substandard food destroyed

A large amount of expired and substandard food in Halesi Tuwangchung Municipality was destroyed by the local administration. The Tuwangchung Municipality had confiscated and destroyed the food on March 9 during monitoring. The standard of food was jointly monitored by Area Police Office, Ward ....

Post Update :March 11, 2018,  
Dead Body of 8 years old girl recovered

A dead body of 8 years old girl Laxumani has been recovered from the bank of Chimchima River at Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-10 on January 24. He body was buried in the bank of river. The girl was missing since January 23 afternoon and her body was found during a search and police suspected that she might have been killed af....

Post Update :January 25, 2018,  
Daily work affected due to the lack of Ward secretary

The regular work of all ward offices in Jantedhunga Rural Municipality were affected after the ward secretary in all six wards were transferred in other Rural Municipality. After the transfer of ward secretary Shambhu Acharya of Diplung to Solukhumbu, all six wards do not have ward secretary. ....

Post Update :January 12, 2018,  
Arrested on charge of Attempting to Rape

Police have arrested 43 years old Khem Raj Ban of Ainselukharka Rural Municipality-5 on January 6 on charge of attempting to rape 29 years old woman. Police said that the accused had attempted to rape the victim on January 2 and complaint against him was lodged at police office on January 3. P....

Post Update :January 7, 2018,  
Principal Arrested on charge of operating anti-election activities

Police have arrested principal Shekhar Pokhrel of Ratna Rajya Laxmi Basic School in Lamidada Rural Municipality-1 on December 4 on charge of involving in anti-election activities. He is affiliated to Netra Bikram Chand led Nepal Communist party according to police.  ....

Post Update :December 4, 2017,  
One injured in a clash between the cadres of Left alliance and Nepali Congress

There has been a clash reported between the cadres of Nepali Congress and Left alliance on November 24 at Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municiplaity-1 in Diktel. In a clash left alliance cadre Gopal Acharya was injured and he sustained a deep nose injury. He is undergoing treatment at community hospital in Diktel. ....

Post Update :November 25, 2017,  
Vehicle used for election assembly without permission

The candidates in Khotang are found to be using vehicles in their election campaign without taking permission from the district election office. Total of nine parties for state assembly and 10 for House of representative have given their candidacy for the upcoming election and none of the candidates have seek permission from the ....

Post Update :November 20, 2017,  
Husband arrested on charge of killing wife

Raj Kumar Rai,46 has attacked his 42 years old wife Raj Maya Rai of Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-6 with Khukuri and killed her on November 19. He attacked his wife in a domestic dispute and she died on spot according to the locals. Raj Kumar was absconded immediately after the incident however he was arrested by the police f....

Post Update :November 19, 2017,  
Election Materials Transported in Khotang

The preparation for the upcoming HoR and State assembly election is expediting nationwide. Meanwhile, on November 9, an army chopper has transported the election materials in Khotang. The materials includes, ballot papers, ballot boxes, voter’s education materials, stamp pad, ink and other election related materials. ....

Post Update :November 9, 2017,  
Candidate Accused of Violating Election Code of Conduct

Maoist center proportionate candidate for state assembly on constituency number 1 of Khotang District, Nawal Khadka, also a film star, has been accused of violating election code of conduct. He was accused of involving in election dissemination and giving speech luring locals of showing movie “Bhim Datta” written by himself. ....

Post Update :November 9, 2017,  
Distribution of Zinc Plate Against Election Code of Conduct

Mayor Dep Narayan Rijal of Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality has operated roof distribution (zinc plates) program to poor people targeting the upcoming HoR and state assembly election in November 26. Rijal distributed the roof while addressing election program of CPN UML on November 3 in Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-8. The distribution of roof near the election is against the election c....

Post Update :November 5, 2017,  
Twenty Eight Polling Stations Categorized as too sensitive

In Khotang,28 polling stations are tagged as too sensitive in security point of view according to CDO Eek Dev Adhikari. Out of 136 polling stations and 175 polling centers, 28 are tagged as too sensitive,54 as sensitive and other 54 as normal. The security has been tightened based on previous ....

Post Update :October 25, 2017,  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested 24 years old Kul Bahadur Katwal alias Bidur of Triyuga Municipality-9 on October 16 on charge of taking hostage and raping 14 years old girl. The victim’s mother had lodged a complaint against the accused charging him of taking girl in hostage and raping her luring of marriage. The accused was arrested by t....

Post Update :October 16, 2017,  
Misbehavior on girls doubles the number among the children

The number of misbehavior and violence on girls is almost the double in the district as compared to boys while Khotang is celebrating sixth international girl's day. Out of 19 incidents documented at Women and Children Office last  year, 13 were related to girls and six were related to boys. Similarly, this year out of four inci....

Post Update :October 11, 2017,  
Court Slams 10 years on charge of Rape

The District Court of Khotang has ordered to sentence 51 years old Tika Ram Damai of Ratanchha rural municipality (RM)-3 for 10 year after finding him guilty on raping 50 years old woman. The accused had raped the woman on February 20. The court has also penalized him for Rs 100,000. A single bench of District Court judge Shanti ....

Post Update :August 25, 2017,  
Complaint lodged against rape accused

A complaint has been lodged at District Police Office of Khotang on August 17 against 56 years old Eebe B.K on charge of raping 12 years old girl. The victim's family had lodged a complaint at Area Police Office  on  August 12 and on a same day the accused was arrested by the police. She underwent a health checkup at District Hospital of Diktel on August 16.  ....

Post Update :August 17, 2017,  
Accused Rapist Arrested

Police have arrested 17 years old boy on charge of raping nine years old girl. The victim's parents had lodged a complaint at Police office against the accused on July 29 according to the police. The victim lost consciousness after the incident and after the treatment she gained her consciousness according to the parents. She is ....

Post Update :July 30, 2017,  
Arrested on charge of attacking wife with sharp weapon

Police have arrested 36 years old Kedar Rai on July 13 on charge of seriously injuring his 35 years old wife Nirmala Rai of Jantedhunga Village Council-3 by using a sharp weapon. The victim was seriously injured in an attack while she was at her paternal home in Khotehang Village council-1, Likuwapokhari. ....

Post Update :July 13, 2017,  
Court Slams one year on charge of polygamy

The District Court of Khotang has ordered to sentence 28 years old Shekhar Khadka and 23 years old Sharada Pandey of Lami Danda Village council for one year and three months on charge of polygamy. The absconding accused were arrested by the police on July 3 and were presented to the court according to DSP Nabin Kishore Pradhan.....

Post Update :July 5, 2017,  
“Implementation of commission’s recommendation Disappointing”

The National Human Rights Commission sub-regional office of Khotang said that the commission’s implementation of recommendation is very disappointing. The sub-regional acting director Mohan Dev Joshi of NHRC while publicizing the edited report from 19th October 2014 to June 29, 2017 said that the implementation on re....

Post Update :July 4, 2017,  
CPN –UML cadre arrested on charge of attacking the victory rally of NC

Police have arrested 37 years old UML cadre Subash Acharya, 34 years old Bhim Rai, and 33 years old Shiva Khatiwada on June 30 on charge of attacking the victory rally of Nepali Congress Party by pelting beer bottles and cans. Accused Rai and Acgarya was arrested from the incident site where as Khatiwada was arrested while he was....

Post Update :July 1, 2017,  
Complaint Lodged at Election Office for violation of code of conduct

A complaint has been lodged at Election Office on June 23 for the violation of code of conduct during the election campaign by the political parties. The cadres of Nepali Congress have lodged a complaint at election office against CPN UML for violating code of conduct by using motorcycle with registration number Ba2Kha4001 for th....

Post Update :June 23, 2017,  
Security sensitive polling station identified

The District Security Committee has identified the security sensitive polling centers in Khotang and Kailali district focusing the second phase of local level election and based on these identification, the security has been managed. According to Khotang District representative Sunita Magar, there are 173 polling centers in 136 polling stations in 10 local levels i....

Post Update :June 22, 2017,  
Bomb Explosion in candidate’s house, one injured

  A bomb was exploded in the house of CPN UML candidate for the post of ward chairman. The bomb was exploded by the unidentified group of people in the house of 32 years old candidate Leela Chauhan at Majhuwagadhi Municipality-8, Rupakot. In an explosion, 22 years old daughter in-law Shakuntala Chauhan of the candidate was ....

Post Update :June 21, 2017,  
Maoist Cadre arrested on Charge of attacking CPN UML cadre

Police have arrested Maoist cadre Shakti Raj Rai on June 2 on charge of attacking CPN UML cadre Santosh Rai of Jante Dhunga Village council-2 with sharp weapons while he was in election dissemination on June 1. According to the victim, the accused had attacked him with a sharp weapon in a normal dispute between them. ....

Post Update :June 2, 2017,  
Voters education being ineffective, voters confusion on sample ballot papers

It was found that the voters education for the second phase of election operated in the district is ineffective. The trained volunteers have been mobilized in village for the voter's education however it is not being that effective. In demo voting, at least 11 ballot papers were void despite of voters education according to the D....

Post Update :May 31, 2017,  
Woman killed by Khukuri

An unidentified group of people have attacked and murdered Gyani Maya B.K,57 of Halesi Tuwachung municipality-7, Mahadevsthan with  Khukuri on May 30. She was murdered near the Area Health Post at Halesi-Diktel road section while coming back from the jungle after fetching some grass and wood. Some of her jewelries have been looted according to the police. DSP Nabin Kishore Pradhan of Distri....

Post Update :May 31, 2017,  
Unidentified people blazes School

An unidentified group of people have blazed Jyoti Secondary School at Rupakot Mujhuwagadhi-12 on the night of May 29. The fire has destroyed nine class rooms, office, papers, library and furniture according to Principal Tika Bahadur Shrestha of the school. At about 20 million worth property was destroyed by the fire according to ....

Post Update :May 30, 2017,  
Complaint lodged against accused of rape

A complaint against 51 years old Tika Ram Damai of Ratancha VDC-3 has been lodged at police office on February 26 on charge of raping 50 years old woman. The accused was arrested by the police on February 23 on charge of raping her on February 20. He will ....

Post Update :February 27, 2017,  
Senior Citizens agitated after the removal of historical name

The senior citizens of Khotang district are agitated after the name of Diktel Municipality was removed during the process of sending the model of restructuring of local level to the commission. ....

Post Update :November 27, 2016,  
Complaint lodged against the accused rapist

The victim’s party of 18 years old girl have lodged a complaint against 35 years old Mahendra Bahadur Khatri of Chiuridanda VDC-4 at District Police Office on November 20 on charge of rape. The search for absconding accused is on the way according to the police. The victim underwent a health checkup at District Hospital of Dikt....

Post Update :November 21, 2016,  
Accused Child Molester Arrested

Police have arrested 20 years old Babu Ram Thapa of Barapokhari VDC-2 on November 9 on charge of molesting 10 years old girl. The victim's party had lodged a complaint against the accused at District Police Office on November 8 on charge of molesting a girl. The accused was arrested for further investigation based on a complaint lodged according to inspector Saroj Rai of District Police Offi....

Post Update :November 10, 2016,  
Demanded To Action against Those Vandalizing FM Tower

The Federation of Nepal Journalists Association (FNJ) and concerned media hub of the district have demanded to take action against those involved in vandalizing Halesi FM radio tower and generator at Diktel of Khotang. The federation has demanded to take action while releasing a press statement on September 28. ....

Post Update :September 29, 2016,  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested 13 years old boy on September 28 on charge of raping a nine years old girl. The victim's party had lodged a complaint at District Police office of Diktel on September 26 against the accused on charge of raping a girl. The police have arrested the victim from his house on September 26. ....

Post Update :September 28, 2016,  
Accused Bigamous arrested

Police have arrested Ram Kumar Khadka, 20 and his second wife Krishnamaya Raut ,20 of Badkadita-6 on September 28 based on the complaint lodged by the accused first wife Sushma Tamang,22 of Badkadiya-6. The victim accused him of marrying a second woman on August 2 and not looking after her. She was even expelled from the house by....

Post Update :September 28, 2016,  
Rape Accused Arrested

  Police have arrested 43 years old Bigyan Rai of Chiuridanda VDC-6 on September 27 on charge of raping 30-year-old woman. The accused was arrested by the police based on the complaint lodged by the victim’s family on September 21. The accused had raped a girl in her home on September 16. ....

Post Update :September 28, 2016,  
Accused rapist Arrested

Police have arrested 43 years old Gyan Raj Rai of Nerpa-6 on September 22 on charge of raping a 35-year-old woman. The victim's party had lodged a complaint at District Police Office on September 19 against the accused on charge of raping her on September 18. Police said that the accused was a....

Post Update :September 22, 2016,  
Accused Rapist Arrested

Police have arrested 35 years old Kumar Khatri of Diktel Municipality -5 on September 20 on charge of raping a 14-year-old girl. The victim’s family had lodged a complaint at District Police Office on September 9 accusing him of raping a girl on September 8. The accused was arrested based on....

Post Update :September 21, 2016,  
Accused Rapist Arrested

Police have arrested 14-year-old boy on August 31 on charge of raping an eight years old girl. The victim’s party had lodged a complaint at Area Police Office on August 28 accusing him of raping a girl on August 18 according to Inspector Nabin Kishore Pradhan. The victim underwent a health ....

Post Update :September 2, 2016,  
Accused Rapist Arrested

The District Police Office of Chisapani has arrested Bhim Katuwal,59 of Chisapani-1 on July 7 and registered a complaint at DPO on July 8 on charge of raping a 17-years-old girl. The complaint lodging process from victim was delayed as the victim’s party was threatened for life by an accused. The accused was arrested by the police on July 7 based on the complaint lodged by the victim at Ar....

Post Update :July 11, 2016,  
Accused Rapist arrested

Police have arrested Gopal Katuwal,60 of Chisapani VDC-1 on July 7 on charge of raping a 16-years-old girl. The victim's family had lodged a complaint at Area Police Office of Chisapani on July 6 accusing him of raping a girl on June 7. The accused was arrested based on the complaint lodged according to DSP Bidhyananda Majhi of DPO. The victim underwent a health check up at Area Health Centr....

Post Update :July 8, 2016,  






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