Court Orders 11 Years’ Imprisonment to the Guilty of Rape

Lakpatarke Sherpa, 19, of Maiwakhola Rural Municipality-5, Fakumba has been sentenced to 11 years jail term by the District Court of Taplejung for raping an 18-year-old girl. A bench of Judge Prakash Raut declared him guilty and passed the verdict on October 3, 2021. Bench Assistant Nimachiring Sherpa told INSEC…

October 4, 2021  
Sexual Abuse Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Sagendra Rai, 31, of Limbudin in Sidingma Rural Municipality-5 on July 3, 2021, on the charge of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. The victim had lodged a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office on accusing him of sexually abusing her on June 25 Inspector…

July 6, 2021  
Court Orders Seven Months of Imprisonment to the Guilty of Murder

Dalamu Sherpa, 40, of Dhungesanghu in Maiwakhola Rural Municipality-1 has been sentenced to seven months of imprisonment by the district court on June 16, 2021, for killing a one-year-old girl Futuki Sherpa by pouring hot water on her on November 19, 2020. A bench of Judge Prakash Raut has ordered…

June 17, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Dawa Sherpa, 22, of Hangdeva in Fungling Municipality-9 on June 9, 2021, on charges of raping a 16-year-old girl. The victim was raped on February 2021 and according to Inspector Kailash Kumar Adhikari of the District Police Office, the victim had lodged a complaint against the accused…

June 11, 2021  
Complaint Filed Against Accused of Rape

A complaint was filed against Dhan Bahadur Lohar, 25, of Meringden Rural Municipality-2, Santhakra, on June 2, 2021, in accusation of raping a 14-year-old girl. According to the victim’s family, she was raped on May 28 and 28, said DSP Balan Singh Rana. The health checkup of the victim was…

June 3, 2021  
District Hospital Closes Surgical Maternity Services

Patients visiting Taplejung District Hospital is in crisis after the contract with the health workers expired on May 13. Chief of the hospital, Dr. Soning Lama, said that the hospital administration has stopped the maternity service after the agreement with Dr. Rajan Ghimire expired on May 13. Dr. Lama said…

May 18, 2021  
Accused Arrested for Killing Teacher

Police have arrested Aakash Limbu known as Pratap, 30, of Meringden Rural Municipality-2 on April 22 on the charge of killing Khadka Bahadur Limbu, 50,  of the same place and a teacher of Santhakra. Inspector Mohan Pokharel of the District Police Office informed the INSEC representative that Limbu was shot…

April 23, 2021  
INSEC Helps Rape Victim in Hospital Admission

A 17-year-old rape victim has been admitted to the 'One-Door Crisis Management Centre (OCM) for Gender-Based Violence” at the District Hospital on January 3 after the initiative of Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) Taplejung. After the victim's family made a verbal request to INSEC, it was placed in the OCM…

January 4, 2021  
Court Declares Six Years’ Imprisonment to Sexual Abuse Accused

District court has sentenced a 17-year-old boy to six years in prison on December 10 for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. A bench of Judge Prakash Raut declared him guilty and charged him with a fine of Rs 35,000 along with imprisonment. The victim had lodged a complaint at the…

December 11, 2020  
Rape Attempt Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Anish Sherpa, 26, of Meringden Rural Municipality-2 on November 8 on charges of attempting to rape a 43-year-old woman. The victim had lodged a complaint at the District Police Office on May 5, 2017, accusing the accused of attempting to rape the victim on May 4, 2017.…

November 9, 2020