Inmates Suffering in Prison Due to Overcrowding

The inmates of Baitadi District Jail are suffering due to overcrowding. Dev Bahadur Pun, a guard at the district jail, lamented that prisoners were compelled to wait in the queue to go to the toilet as the number of inmates in the jail is very high. He said, “We have to…

September 14, 2021  
Accused of Rape Attempt Arrested

Police have arrested Rabindra Bahadur Chand, 23, of Shivanath Rural Municipality-4 on July 2, 2021, on the charge of attempting to rape a 25-year-old woman. The relatives of the victim told the INSEC representative that they had lodged FIR at the District Police Office, Baitadi after the accused tried to…

July 2, 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  
‘Reconciliation for Gold’- Rape Victim Deprived From Justice

Deepak Dhami, 22, of Sigas Rural Municipality-2 is accused of raping an 18-year-old girl on June 5, 2020. The victim and the accused had decided to reconcile the incidence with 11.67g (1 Tola) of gold. The incident and the reconciliation have become public after the victim's brother was beaten without giving…

November 27, 2020  
Beneficiaries Suffering Due To Lack of Ward Secretaries

Melauli Municipality’s all nine wards are without secretaries. This is hampering the beneficiaries. Dharma Raj Neupane, chief administrative officer says since there isn’t a single secretary in the entire municipality, the flow of service is obstructed. He added, due to lack of secretaries, they are compelled to delegate the technical…

December 30, 2019  
Unknown to Rights and Violence, Rural Women Compelled to Tolerate

Women residing in rural Baitadi; unaware of their rights, are facing domestic violence. Women here claim of being unfamiliar to their rights and are also unknown to the legal actions they can take against such violence. Dashrath Municipality-4 Bhuleuda’s Radha Bhul is 50 years now. She along with her daughter-in-law…

December 3, 2019  
Five Local Governments Completely and 72 out of 84 Wards of Local Governments of Baitadi District Vacant with the Ward Secretary

Out of the 84 wards of the Local Governments, 72 do not have secretaries in the wards office which caused serious problems to the local people in the district. There were no secretaries in any of the ward offices of Shivnath Rural Municipality, Pancheshwor Rural Municipality, Melauli Municipality and Sigas…

November 7, 2019  
Engineer Arrested on Charge of Rape

Police has arrested Roshan Chand, 27, of Melauli Municipality-3 on charge of raping 18 years old girl on 10 September. Inspector Kishan Chand of District Police Office said former engineer of Melauli Municipality Chand was arrested as per the complaint lodged by victim's family as District Police Office, Baitadi on…

September 11, 2019  
Accused arrested on charge of Killing a Girl

Police has arrested Khagendra Mahar, 24, of Dasarathchand Municipality-4 on 4 August for allegedly killing eight years old Kalawoti Sarki aka Kalpana Bhul of Dogadakedar Rural Municipaltiy-2 on 3 July. Inspector Dipak patali of District Police Office said accused was arrested and under investigation as per the complaint lodged by…

August 6, 2019  
Husband held on charge of beating

Police have arrested 38 years old husband Lipendra Badu on June 23 on charge of beating and misbehaving 38 years old wife Suchitra Badu of Dashrath Chand Municipality-4. DSP Dilli Narayan Pandey of DPO Baitadi said that the accused was arrested based on a complaint lodged by the victim. The…

June 23, 2019