Update of September 24 Regarding Corona Virus Infection

The number of COVID-19 infected people have reached 69,301 after additional 1,497 new cases detected positive in Nepal on September 24, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 50,411 have been discharged after recovery. On September 24, the rate of recovery reached 72.7% along with the 457 latest…

September 25, 2020  
Update of September 23 Regarding Corona Virus Infection

The number of COVID-19 infected people have reached 67,804 after additional 1,172 new cases detected positive in Nepal on September 23, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 49,954 have been discharged after recovery. On September 23, the rate of recovery reached 73.7% along with the 1,893 latest…

September 24, 2020  
Detention Cell Monitored By Human Rights Activists

The National Human Rights Commission, Nepal Bar Association, High Court Bar Association, INSEC and Advocacy Forum have jointly monitored the detention cell of the District Police Office and Area Police Office, Kohalpur. The monitoring team met the detainees and got information about their condition. They also met SP Om Bahadur…

September 24, 2020  
Complaint Filed Against Rape Attempt Accused

The victim has lodged a complaint against Ramkaran Mandal, 26, of Bariyarpatti Rural Municipality-4 at the District Police Office, Siraha on September 22 on the charge of attempting to rape a 21-year-old woman. The victim's mother-in-law told the INSEC representative that the accused had tried to rape the victim on…

September 24, 2020  
Memorandum Presented to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Demanding Establishment Of SAARC Level Human Rights Mechanism

In a memorandum to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of Nepal, Pradip Kumar Gyawali, the members of Forum Asia and INSEC have reiterated their demand for the establishment of SAARC level human rights mechanism. "We want to reiterate our long-standing demand for the establishment of a South…

September 24, 2020  
Trafficking Attempt Accused Arrested

Police have arrested three people on September 21 in accusation of taking a 17-year-old girl to India for trafficking. Sumit Kumar Mandal, 28, of Bishnupur Rural Municipality-5, Pradip Kumar Mandal, 20, of Tilathikoiladi Rural Municipality-1 and Manika Dhakhal (22) of Letang Municipality-3, were arrested from Jogbani border, informed Santosh Khadka…

September 23, 2020  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Krishna Prasad Dhakal (48) of Itahari Submetropolitan-16 on September 20 in accusation of raping a 15-year-old. The victim was raped on July 24 and the complaint was filed on July 25 at the District Police Office. The accused had absconded immediately after the complaint was filed and…

September 22, 2020  
Update of September 21 Regarding Corona Virus Infection

The number of COVID-19 infected people have reached 65,276 after additional 1,154 new cases detected positive in Nepal on September 21, 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, 47,238 have been discharged after recovery. On September 20, the rate of recovery reached 72.4% along with the 976 latest…

September 22, 2020  
Eight Injured In Clash Over School Construction

Eight people have been injured in a clash over the construction of a school in North Dolpa. Eight persons, including the ward chairperson, were injured in a clash at Tenzing Norke Elementary School in Kaakakot in Charkatangsong Rural Municipality-4 on September 18. According to the police, stones were thrown during…

September 21, 2020  
Complaint Filed Against Rape Attempt Accused

A complaint was filed against Mohammad Sahadat (20) of Surunga Municipality-5 in accusation of attempting to rape a 19-year-old woman. The victim was abused on September 15 and the complaint was filed at the Area Police Office. The victim had lodged the complaint on September 18 but it was registered…

September 21, 2020