Inspection of Juvenile Correctional Center Led by INSEC Central Office

A team led by the Informal Sector (INSEC) has conducted an inspection on August 22 at the Juvenile Correctional Center located in Ward 2 of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality, Sano Thimi. Investigation Team members were Krishna Gautam and Bimal Paudel from INSEC Central Office, Samjha Shrestha from the Human Rights Convention…

August 24, 2023  
221 Children Vandalize and ‘Escape’ Correctional Home

On August 21, a significant incident occurred where 221 children "escaped" from the Children's Correctional Home located in Madhyapur Thimi  Municipality-2, Sano Thimi, after vandalizing the facility. This incident took place due to several issues related to the management and care of the children inside the correctional home. The trigger…

August 22, 2023  
Protest against Alleged Death Due to Hospital Irresponsibility

The family of the deceased protested on April 26, 2023, saying that their loved ones died due to the negligence of Khwap Hospital, run by Bhaktapur municipality. Jujuprasad Prajapati, the son of the deceased, said Asha Kumar Prajapati, 88, of Bhaktapur Municipality-10, Chaimasingh, was admitted to Khwap Hospital for treatment…

April 27, 2023  
Corona Infection On Rise, Hospitals Unprepared

Cases of coronavirus infection are rampant in these past few weeks. The number of corona-infected patients is increasing daily in Bhaktapur. Chief of District Health Office Bhaktapur, Krishna Mizar, said that the Ministry of Health and Population of the Government of Nepal has given a notice to hospitals in the…

April 13, 2023  
Children Three Times The Capacity of Child Reform Home 

Sanothimi Child Reform Home in Bhaktapur is holding three times more children than its capacity, causing various problems for the children living there. One of the mothers of the children living at the home complained regarding the inconveniences the children face due to excessive children in the home The children were…

April 12, 2023  
Accused of Sexual Abuse Arrested

Raj Lamichane, 24, of Changunarayan Municipality-7, has been arrested by the police on 22 February in the charge of sexually abusing a 22-year-old woman with intellectual disability. As per the SP of Bhaktapur Police Circle Prajit KC, the victim was rescued from the bathroom of a guest house run by…

February 24, 2023  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Mohammad Arif Sheikh, 29, a resident of Sarlahi Haripur Municipality-6, was arrested on December 19, 2022 by the Metropolitan Police Station, Thimi on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl in Suryavinayak Municipality-4 Modern Chowk on the night of December 18, 2022. Sheikh living in Suryavinayak Municipality-4 Modern Chowk lured the girl…

December 21, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police have arrested Nishan Tamang, 19, of Dhungre, Bardibas of Mahottari district and currently residing in Suryavinayak Municipality-1, Sirutar, on the charge of raping a seven-year-old girl. The accused was arrested on November 22, 2022. The accused had raped the girl on November 14 in her room and the family…

November 24, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police arrested 19-year-old Anish Bhujel, of Dolakha Shailung Rural Municipality-7 on September 17, 2022, on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl. DSP Raju Pandey of Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, informed that the police arrested the victim on the charge of raping the victim girl on the night of September…

September 17, 2022  
Absconding Guilty of Sexual Abuse Arrested

Police arrested Harikrishna Koju, 51, who had been absconding after being found guilty by District Court Bhaktapur for sexual abuse, on August 19, 2022. DSP Raju Pandey of Police Complex Bhaktapur informed that the police team of Metropolitan Police Range Bhaktapur arrested Koju, resident of Suryabinayak Municipality-7 Kiwachok, who was…

August 22, 2022