Court Orders Life Imprisonment to the Guilty of Murder after Rape

The District Court of Darchula has sentenced Bhojraj Khadayat to life imprisonment for burning Anibha Khadayat, 45, to death after raping her. Anibha Khadayat was a resident of Shailyashikhar Municipality-1 and was the sister-in-law of the perpetrator. Shrestedar Kaushal Gyawali said that the bench of District Judge Khemraj Bhatt had…

September 15, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police have arrested Ram Singh Dhami, 33, a computer teacher at Malikarjun Basic School in Naugad Rural Municipality-6 on charge of raping a 17-year-old girl. Inspector Rajesh Shahi of the District Police Office said that the accused teacher was arrested from his house after the victim lodged a complaint at…

May 25, 2022  
Attack on CPN-UML Candidate

Cadres of the alliance have beaten CPN-UML's Man Singh Badal, candidate for the position of Ward chairperson in Duhu rural municipality-5 on May 10, 2022. Badal, who was injured in the beating by the cadres while returning from the election campaign, sustained serious head injuries and was rushed to the…

May 11, 2022  
Demo Polling at Darchula, Ballot Boxes Airlifted by Security Personnel

The District Election Office has organized a sample polling on May 9, 2022 before local level election. A sample voting program has been held on the open platform at the district headquarters Khalanga targeting the local level election to be held on May 13. District Election Officer Pradip Singh Dhami…

May 10, 2022  
Saunka Community Might Not be Able to Participate in the Local Level Election

The Saunka Community which has been living in Byansi Rural Municipality might be deprived of voting this year because of migration. The senior citizens and pregnant women have lamented that they won’t be able to participate in the local level election. They have said that they have been deprived of…

May 5, 2022  
Inmates Suffering in Prison Due to Overcrowding

The inmates of the district prison of Darchula are suffering due to overcrowding. The prison had been accommodating more than its capacity and in the first week of December, 2021, eight more inmates were brought to the prison. Therefore, the situation of the prison is at its worst. Lalit Pant,…

January 5, 2022  
Accused of Sexual Abuse Arrested

Police have arrested Mahesh Singh Thagunna, 25, of Naugad Rural Municipality-4 on September 2, 2021, on the charge of sexually abusing an 11-year-old. Police have filed a case against the accused through the Public Prosecutor’s Office on September 3. The victim's father told INSEC that he had lodged a complaint…

September 4, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Kapil Ram Koli, 25, of Mahakali Municipality-7 Dhap on June 12, 2021, on the charge of raping a 15-year-old girl on June 4. According to Inspector Narendra Bahadur Chand of the District Police Office, Darchula, the accused was arrested from his house. A case has been registered…

June 14, 2021  
Doctors Assaulted in Darchula; Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Lokendranath Yogi, 30, of Dilashani Rural Municipality-6 and Narendranath Yogi, 30, of the same place on the charge of assaulting Dr Miyaj Ansari of Gokuleshwor Hospital, Darchula on June 13. Police have arrested the accused on June 13 alleging them of beating the doctor after the death…

June 13, 2021  
Banned CPN Cadre Arrested

Police have arrested Bishnu Raj Lekhak a cadre of the banned CPN from Shailya Shikhar Municipality-9 on 3 August 2020. Lekhak was arrested on the basis of information that he was involved in setting fire to a governmental motorbike used by Ramdhani Bista, chairman of Shailya Shikhar Municipality-9, informed Inspector…

August 4, 2020