Five Arrested in Nepal for Allegedly Forcing 16-Year-Old Into Child Marriage

Police arrested five people, including a 40-year-old groom, from Kawasoti Municipality-10 Magarkot on December 19 for forcing a 16-year-old girl into child marriage. The sister-in-law of the victim filed a complaint at the district police office on December 19, stating that the victim's mother had threatened the girl and forced…

School Teacher Accused of Assaulting Student

The victim filed a complaint against Niranjan Yadav, a school teacher on December 6, for allegedly beating up a nine-year-old girl studying at Bardghat Kalika English School in Bardghat Kalika English School, Sarawal Rural Municipality-7, on December 4 for being absent in the school. The aggrieved party alleged that Yadav,…

Accused Of Rape Arrested 

Police arrested Binod Bote of Gaidakot Municipality-6 on November 27, 2023, on the charge of raping a 12-year-old girl. The aggrieved party filed a complaint at the Area Police Office, Gaidakot, on November 27 alleging that the accused raped the victim on the night of November 24. Sujan Adhikari of…

Lack Of Rabies Vaccine Possessed  Problems For The  Patients

The shortage of rabies vaccine caused problems at the Madhyabindhu District Hospital in Nawalpur. The scarcity of the vaccine is also seen  in the District's Government Health Institutions. According to Dr.Kamalraj Neupane, Medical Superintendent, Madhyabindu District Hospital, the hospital could not provide the vaccine service unless the rabies vaccine is…

Local level Judicial Committee Becoming Effective in Dispute Resolution

The local-level judicial committee is proving effective in resolving disputes. Fulkumari Thanet, Deputy Mayor of Kawasoti Municipality and Coordinator of the Judicial Committee, stated that this committee has played a vital role in providing access to justice by settling disputes within its jurisdiction. During the fiscal year 2022/023, a total…

Semi-Annual Review Highlights Human Rights Concerns in Nawalparasi East

The completion of the semi-annual review program in Nawalparasi East marked a significant step in the preparation of the Nepal Human Rights Year Book 2024. Led by Tirtharaj Dumre, district representative of INSEC Nawalparasi East, the review program shed light on 14 recorded incidents that occurred within the last six…

Man Accused of Killing His Mother, Arrested

Shiv Kumar Musahar, a 26-year-old individual, was accused of fatally stabbing his mother, Budharani Musahar, aged 57, in Sunwal Municipality-13. The incident involved the use of a sharp weapon, on June 27. Hari Musahar, the husband of the deceased, filed a complaint at the District Police Office in Parasi, stating…

Ten Years Imprisonment For Rape

The district court sentenced Dhaniram Khajuwar, Kawasoti Municipality-10 Rataul,  to seven years imprisonment for the crime of rape of a 22-year-old woman. District Court Deputy Subba Santosh Sigdel informed that Judge Yagya Prasad Acharya's court on June 15 declared Khajuwar guilty of rape and sentenced Khajuwar to seven years in…

Ten Years and Six Months Imprisonment For Rape

The bench of the District Court Judge Shadanand Tiwari on June 12, sentenced Lab Yadav, 23, Sarawal Rural Municipality-5, to 10 years and 6 months of imprisonment for the crime of rape of a 24-year-old woman. The victim filed a complaint at the District Police Office, Parasi,  on February 14,…

Couple Killed, Accused Unknown

According to police, Tilakraj Bhediar, 51, and his wife Nirmala Bhediar, an unknown accused killed 50, of Pratappur rural municipality-8, Berihawa, on June 6, 2023, while they were sleeping in a cow shed, near their house. Regarding the incident, the aggrieved party filed a complaint at the local police office,…