We are Committed Towards Protection of Human Rights: Chief Minister Pokharel

Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel, Chief Minister of Gandaki Province has said that the provincial government is committed to the protection of human rights. In a meeting with team INSEC led by Chairperson Dr. Indira Shrestha, Minister Pokharel said that the government of Gandaki Province would work with human rights organizations…

September 16, 2021  
Accused of Human Trafficking Arrested

Police have arrested Asmita Rai, 28, a permanent resident of Ilam Mai Municipality-8, Chisapani and now living in Pokhara Metropolitan City-6, Shantinagar. She was arrested on August 30, 2021, on the charge of forcing a 29-year-old woman into prostitution. Police had arrested the accused after raiding a hotel in Pokhara…

September 2, 2021  
Accused of Killing after Rape Arrested

Police have arrested Ram Bahadur Thapa, 45, of Harinas Rural Municipality-6 Chalise in accusation of raping and killing Kopila Pariyar, 17, of Madi Rural Municipality-9 Silpibeshi. Kopila had been living in her maternal grandparents’ house at Madi Rural Municipality- 9, Makaibari and had been missing since June 29, 2020. Her…

August 24, 2021  
Intervention of Police Leads to Injury

Shiva Parajuli, 24, of Pokhara Metropolitan City-5 was injured during a protest against the government’s ordinance on the provisions related to the party split of the Political Parties Act-2017. The protest took place in Pokhara Metropolitan City on August 18, 2021. Parajuli is also a member of the ANNFSU-Kaski District…

August 19, 2021  
Journalist Threatened for Publishing News, Accused Arrested

Ranjan Adhikari, 33, a journalist of Gandak News and a temporary resident of Pokhara Metropolitan-9 was threatened by Shree Krishna Shrestha, 37, a temporary resident of Pokhara Metropolitan-11 on July 24, 2021 for writing news about Kalika Secondary School. DSP Subash Hamal of the District Police Office said Shrestha was…

August 3, 2021  
Accused of Trafficking Arrested

Police have arrested Sonam Gurung, 53, of Amarsingh Chowk in Pokhara Metropolitan-12 and Roshan Gurung, 32, of Ritthepani in Pokhara Municipality-27 in accusation of forcing a 29-year-old woman into prostitution. Sonam Gurung is an owner of an eatery in Amarsingh Chowk. They were arrested on July 30, 2021. DSP Subash…

August 2, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Harka Bahadur BK, 32, of Machhapuchhre Rural Municipality-25, Nayagaun on the charge of raping a 19-year-old girl. The victim was raped on July 25. According to DSP Subash Hamal of the District Police Office, Kaski, the victim had lodged a complaint at the District Police Office, Kaski…

July 27, 2021  
Protest Against Caste-based Discrimination, Three Arrested

Police have arrested Ishwar Nepali, 31, a leader of Caste System Abolition Front Nepal, Gandaki Province and Netra Chapagain, 34, and Resham Sapkota, 32, cadres of People’s Socialist Party on June 29, 2021, during a protest against caste-based discrimination at Pokhara Metropolitan City-4 Manavadhikar Chowk. The protest was caused alleging…

June 29, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Indrajeet Kumar Sharma, 27, of Bihar, India, a temporary resident of Pokhara Metropolitan-9 Shantiban on the charges of raping a 16-year-old girl. According to the victim, the accused had raped her on June 22, 2021, and had made a video and posted in social media. The victim…

June 25, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Bishal Pariyar, 23, of Pokhara metropolitan-13, Kaseri, was arrested on June 17, 2021, on the charge of raping a six-year-old girl. The victim was raped on June 17 and the complaint was filed on the same day at the District Police Office. According to DSP Subash Hamal, the accused was…

June 19, 2021