Court slams four years and three months to a rape convict

The District Court of Panchthar has ordered to sentence 28 years old Devi alias Devendra Siwal of Phalgunanda Rural Municipality-2 for four years and three months after finding him guilty on raping 49 years old woman. A single bench of District Court judge Manoj KC had given the verdict regarding…

July 3, 2019  
Police accused of beating construction entrepreneur

Police SI Bhim Thebe has been accused of beating 35 years old construction entrepreneur Rabindra Lawati of Hilihang Rural Municipality-6. The victim’s family accused him of beating him during a dispute between two people near the office of Rural Municipality. SI Thebe however denied of accusation and said that he…

July 2, 2019  
Excavator set fire by an unidentified party

An unidentified party has set fire in the excavator that was parked at Miklajung Rural Municipality-7 on June 21. The excavator with a registration number BA3Kha 566 sustained damage. The excavator was used for the construction of road at Ranke Rabi Bhedetaar and was set fire while it was parked…

June 22, 2019  
Stakeholders shows concern on a threat on Human Rights Defenders

The stakeholders have showed their concern on an increasing threat on human rights defenders. They said that the threat on HRDs  are still increasing while speaking at the program on “Situation of Human Rights Defenders”  organized in a District headquarter of Bhimphedi on June 8 by INSEC and eastern Human…

June 9, 2019  
Arrested on charge of killing

Police have arrested 19 years old Padam Tamang of Phalgunanda Rural Municipality-2 on June 2 on charge of killing 15 years old Shital Yonghang of Hilihang Rural Municipality-4 While searching for the main accused, he was arrested from Damak Bazar after three weeks of the incident according to DSP Narendra…

June 2, 2019  
Nine people including four children brutally killed

A group of masked people murdered nine members of two families at Miklajung Rural Municipality-3 of Panchthar district on Monday night, said the police. Sharp weapons were used to kill the families of local Dhanraj Sherma and his father-in-law Bam Bahadur Phiyak, in Arubote area of Milkajung, said locals. Only…

May 21, 2019  
Arrested on charge of killing girl

Police have arrested 19 years old Bhagiratha Bastola of Phalgunanda Rural Municipality-4 on May 13 on charge of killing 15 years old girl Sital Yonghang of Hilihang Rural Municipality-4. Police said that another accused involved in a same incident is under search. His description is not made public by the…

May 14, 2019  
Teacher held on charge of sexual abuse

Police have arrested 46 years old teacher on April 2 on charge of sexually abusing 13 years old student. The accused was arrested on a same day the complaint was lodged by the victim's family. She underwent health checkup at District Hospital on April 2. The victim was abused by…

April 3, 2019  
 Normal lives hit by water shortage

The normal lives of people have been seriously affected by the water shortage in the district headquarter Phidim. The water supply has been disrupted since March 18 in Phidim due to the problem in pipe line. The shortage has directly affected students, hotel entrepreneurs and hospitals. This has also created…

April 2, 2019  
Court Slams 15 years on charge of rape

The District Court of Panchthar has ordered to sentence 50 years old Khud Bahadur Gurung of Suryodaya Municipality-6 for 15 years after finding guilty on raping 12 years old girl. A single bench of District Court judge Manoj KC had given the verdict regarding the case. The court has also…

February 26, 2019