A Teenaged Girl Set on Fire after Sprinkling Petrol; Treatment Ongoing

Sabhyata Budha, 14, from Triveni Municipality-9, Malalgaun was injured when Suman Giri and three others of Kalapani of the same municipality sprinkled petrol on her and set her on fire. According to DSP Madanjit Mahara of the District Police Office, Bajura, Suman Giri and three of Triveni Municipality-8 were found…

May 4, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Bhuwan Kathyat, 23, a resident of Parshuram Municipality-7, Dadeldhura on April 25, 2021 in an accusation of raping a 21-year-old woman. According to the victim, the alleged had called her to meet and raped her on April 24. On the basis of the complaint lodged by the…

April 26, 2021  
Complaint Lodged against the Accused for Beating the Journalist

Madan Shahi, news chief and Basanta Jaisi, Managing Director of Radio Red Star FM of Lamkichuha Municipality-1, Tikapur Road were beaten by nine people including Tekraj Kathayat, 37, of the same place on April 18, 2021. The accused had entered the media house and beaten them for uploading status in…

April 19, 2021  
Overcrowded Prison Leads to Mismanagement

The inmates have been forced to live under tents in the district jail, Baitadi, due to overcrowding. There are currently 74 inmates in the 25-capacity District Jail, Baitadi, including 10 women. Of them, 40 are serving their sentences and 34 are incarcerated for trial. Anil Tiwari, the jailor of Baitadi…

April 6, 2021  
Sexual Abuse Accused Arrested

Police have arrested 19-year-old Aayush Singh Thakuri of Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan-8 on April 4, 2021, on the charge of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. The victim's mother told the INSEC representative over the phone that she had lodged a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office, Kailali on March…

April 6, 2021  
Beneficiaries deprived of Health Services Due to Lack of Doctors

The locals of Laxminagar Primary Health Centre in Jorayal Rural Municipality have complained of facing problems due to lack of doctors for the past two years. Although the health centre is supposed to have a doctor and 12 health workers, due to their absence, the locals of the area are…

April 6, 2021  
Locals Complain of Being Deprived of Pure Drinking Water

Despite the clear provision in Article 35 of the Constitution of Nepal 2072 BS that every citizen has the right to clean drinking water and sanitation under the right to health, 120 families of Bogtan Foodshil Rural Municipality-6 Gaguda have been deprived of clean drinking water. Locals have been complaining…

April 3, 2021  
Two Injured in Police Firing

Two locals were injured in a firing incident in front of Lamki Area Police Office at Lamkichuha Municipality-1 on March 25. The injured have been identified as Krishna Pyakurel, 25, of Lamkichuha Municipality-1 and Deepak Sanjyal, 18, of the same place, informed Inspector Hikmat Thapa of District Police Office, Kailali.…

March 23, 2021  
Domestic Killing Accused Arrested

Shyam Saud, 29, of Thantaki in Navadurga Rural Municipality-5 has been arrested by the police for beating his wife Manish Saud, 28, to death on March 20, 2021. According to SI Rajendra Bahadur Chand of the District Police Office, Dadeldhura, the initial investigation revealed that the husband had beaten her…

March 22, 2021  
Inmates Facing Problems due to Overcrowded Cells

The inmates of Bajhang District Jail have complained that they are facing administrative problems due to overcrowding. The district jail, which has a capacity of 25 inmates, currently has 38 prisoners and 37 detainees in Bajhang. Bhakti Bhandari of Bajhang District Jail expressed grief over having to wait in line…

March 18, 2021