Accused Arrested for Crime of Rape

Police arrested 30-year-old Pratap Tamang of Mahalakshmi Municipality-3 Dadhagaun on July 4 for the charge of raping a 31-year-old woman. The aggrieved party filed a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office on July 3, alleging that the accused had raped the victim on July 1. DSP Rajbabu…

July 6, 2024  
Accused Arrested for Statutory Rape

Police arrested 51-year-old Prabin Agrawal of Biratnagar Metropolitan City-11, Morang on 17 June for raping a 15-year-old minor. The aggrieved party filed a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office on June 17, alleging that the accused had raped the victim on June 16. DSP Rajababu Maharjan of…

June 18, 2024  
Accused Sentenced to Ten Year Imprisonment for Crime of Rape

The District Court sentenced 31-year-old Anakbahadur Rai of Sagurigadhi, Rural Municipality-7, Mahabharat to ten year imprisonment for the crime of raping a seven year old minor. Registrar Ujwal Neupane of the District Court informed that the bench of Narayan Prasad Parajuli on 3 June found the accused guilty and passed…

June 4, 2024  
Seventy-two Percent of Citizens Lack Access to Health Insurance

The Article 35 of Constitution of Nepal 2015 states that every citizen shall have the right to seek basic health care services from the state and no citizen shall be deprived of emergency health care. The government implemented a health insurance program from the financial year 2015-2016 for providing convenient…

January 10, 2024  
Accused Of Attempted Beating Arrested

Police arrested 42-year-old Mahesh Rai of Mahalakshmi Municipality-5 Legu on December 14 for the charge of attempting to mistreat Chairperson KP Sharma Oli of  Nepal Communist Party (NCP) UML. DSP Rajbabu Marhajan of the District Police Office reported that the accused attempted to physically assault Chairperson Oli in the waiting…

December 14, 2023  
Suicide After Killing Wife And Son

According to police 35-year-old Tikaram Gurung committed suicide on November 22 after killing his 36-year-old wife Bhima Gurung and 10-year-old son Ayush Gurung of Dhankuta Municipality-1. District Police Office SP Krishna Prasad Koirala said that Tikaram had assaulted his wife and son to death during a domestic dispute and committed…

December 6, 2023  
Arson At The House Of Public Representative

According to the police, an unknown party set fire to the house of Devendra Guragai, the ward Chairperson of Pakhribas municipality-6, on the night of December 2. Chairperson Guragai stated that an unidentified party gathered the clothes stored on the lower floor of the house and set them on fire.He…

December 3, 2023  
Suicide After Killing Wife And Son

According to police 35-year-old Tikaram Gurung committed suicide on November 22 after killing his 36-year-old wife Bhima Gurung and 10-year-old son Ayush Gurung of Dhankuta Municipality-1. District Police Office SP Krishna Prasad Koirala said that Tikaram had assaulted his wife and son to death during a domestic dispute and committed…

November 23, 2023  
Difficulty Getting Services Due To Lack Of Disability-Friendly Buildings

The Government of Nepal has issued the Guidelines for Accessible Systems for Persons with Disabilities 2021 , however, due to the lack of construction of government buildings in accordance with the guidelines, people with disabilities face  problems in accessing services. Due to the  local level buildings in the district are…

October 10, 2023  
Victim Accuse Party Cadres of Assault and Humiliation

Pradeep Karki, a 40-year-old man from Dhankuta and a permanent resident of Dolakha, has alleged that he was assaulted and humiliated by cadres of the Revolutionary Communist Party who rubbed black soot on his face. According to Karki, the incident occurred on September 26 in Sijali village of Hille, Dhankuta…

September 28, 2023