Accused of Human Trafficking Arrested

On June 28, the police apprehended Gita Joshi, a 35-year-old resident of Bhimdatta Municipality-6 Aithpur, on charges of attempting to engage in the sale and trafficking of an 18-year-old girl and a 27-year-old woman. DSP Prakash Dangi from the District Police Office in Kanchanpur reported that Shyam Joshi, who was…

June 30, 2023  
On Duty Police Officer Assaulted, Accused Arrested

A group of youths assaulted an Armed Force Police officer, Narendra Singh Chaisir, on May 5, 2023. The officer was injured by a sharp weapon attack (Khukuri) when he was on duty in Dodharchandani Municipality, Kanchanpur. According to Chaisir, the group of youths attacked him after he questioned the reason for…

May 8, 2023  
Unidentified Group Attacks Journalist

Padmaraj Bohra, a member of the Union of Media and Journalists, currently employed at NTV, Kanchanpur, was beaten and injured by an unidentified group on 20 February 2023. Bohra informed the INSEC representative that a group of masked youths pelted stones and glass bottles at him while he was strolling…

February 22, 2023  
Inmates Suffering Due to the Prison Management System

Management problem has arisen in the district jail, Kanchanpur, as there are five times more prisoners than the capacity. The district jail, which has a capacity of 95 people including 20 women, currently houses 436 prisoners, which has resulted in the suffering of prisoners. The watchman of District Jail, Kanchanpur,…

December 21, 2022  
Six Arrested for Being Involved in Anti-election Activities

The police arrested six cadres of the Communist Party of Nepal (revolutionary) led by Mohan Vaidya, from Dodhara Chandani Municipality-7 Babathan, on the charge of being involved in anti-election activities. They were arrested on November 12, 2022. The arrested individuals are Suraj Malla, 24, a member of the CPN (revolutionary)…

November 13, 2022  
Accused of Caste-based Discrimination Released on Bail

Police had arrested Pujari Sahadev, 45, of Bhimdatta Municipality-10 on the charge of discriminating Sanju Nepali, 28, of Bhimdatta Municipality-5 on September 1, 2022, on the day of Hrishipanchami. He was released on bail on September 12, 2022. The complaint against Sahadev was filed on September 4 at the District…

September 13, 2022  
Education Affected Due to Shortage of Course Books

The student’s education has been affected as a result of shortage of study materials and books even after two months of the academic session. Chief of the District Education Development and Coordination Unit, Dipak Raj Kalauni said that not having complete resources and textbooks in the school has affected the…

August 5, 2022  
Journalist Arrested for Trying to Cover an Incident of Ablaze

Rani Vibas, editor at Naya Bikalpa daily and its online edition was detained for two hours in Kanchanpur on June 20, 2022, for covering an ablaze on a tanker carrying coal tar in Mahendranagar. The victim said, "I approached a police officer at the site to ask whether they prepared…

June 22, 2022  
Journalist Attacked By Unidentified Group

Journalist Kailash Joshi of Radio Rastriya has been attacked by an unidentified group on the night of May 17. He was attacked while returning from the polling station of Bhimdatta Municipality and reaching the bicycle store in Aithpur, a group of unidentified youths came out of the Moonshine Hotel in…

May 17, 2022  
Woman Beaten to Death by Witchdoctors; Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Dharmananda Bhatta, of Bhimdatta Municipality-7, Narayan Bhatta and seven others, of Bhimdatta Municipality-1 on the charge of killing Ranchula Saud, 43, of Bedkot Municipality-7 during the traditional healing process. The accused were arrested on April 16, 2022. The victim had gone to her neighbour Kamala Saud’s house…

April 17, 2022