Accused of Rape Arrested

A team of Area Police Office, Sabala has arrested Ram Narayan Sah, 55, and Noor Mohammad, 35, residents of Sabala Municipality-9 Kusamaha, on the charge of gang-raping a 24-year-old woman. According to the police, three of the accused are absconding. The victim filed a complaint at the Area Police Office,…

August 10, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police arrested a 15-year-old boy from Mahalakshmi Municipality-7 on July 24, 2022, on the charge of raping an eight-year-old girl. The accused had raped the victim on July 12 and the victim had filed a complaint against the accused at Jitpur police station on July 8. The elder brother of…

July 25, 2022  
Accused of Sexual Abuse Arrested

Police have arrested Chandra Kumar Rai, 40, a teacher of Deurali Secondary School, Santang, of Dhankuta Municipality-8, on the charge of sexually abusing his student. He was arrested on July 10. The teacher has been accused of sexually abusing students from grade six to 10 after which the students filed…

July 11, 2022  
Accused of Attack Arrested

Police arrested Jasan Tamang, 33, of Hamela in Chaubise Rural Municipality-5 on the charge of attacking her wife Sunita Tamang, 28, with a sharp weapon. The accused was arrested on June 13, 2022. According to the District Police Office, DSP Chiranjeevi Dahal, the accused was arrested from his house on…

June 14, 2022  
Accused of Rape Attempt Arrested

Police have arrested Hari Bahadur BK, 37, of Chanuwa in Mahalaxmi Municipality-4 on November 11, 2021, on the charge of attempting to rape a 27-year-old woman. The victim had lodged a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office on November 8 after the accused attempted to rape her…

November 11, 2021  
Vandalization at Pakhribas Municipality

The Pakhribas Municipality Office was vandalized on June 24, 2021, after the Mayor and ward chairpersons of the municipality had a dispute over the budget for the fiscal year 2021/22 after the budget was presented without having any discussion in the wards. According to Mukti Bajagain, a local, the opposition…

June 25, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Lok Bahadur Karki, 61, of Mahalakshmi Municipality-6, Leguwa on June 9, 2021, on charges of raping a 67-year-old woman with a verbal disability. According to the victim, she was raped on June 8 and she lodged a written complaint against the accused at the District Police Office…

June 12, 2021  
Ventilator and ICU Unused Due to Lack of Space and Human Resource

There are reports of a lack of ventilators and ICU beds in some parts of the country. However, ventilators and ICU beds at the District Hospital Dhankuta have been left unattended. It has been more than a month and a half since the equipment was brought. Dr. Pujan Bishwakarma, acting…

May 27, 2021  
Locals of Leguwa Facing Crisis of Drinking Water Since a Decade

Sharadevi Paudel, 55, a local of Mahalaxmi Municipality-5, Leguwa Dhankuta, wakes up at 5 am and goes to fetch water across the Arun river after walking for 1.5 hours. Even at 4 o'clock in the evening, her job is to get drinking water from the same place. Poudel is just…

May 5, 2021  
Mass Resignation of the Employees of Radio Makalu After Not Getting Paid

Employees and journalists of Radio Makalu have resigned in front of the radio administration on March 19 after not being paid for a long time. According to Santosh Subedi, an employee of the radio, seven employees and journalists have resigned saying that they have not been paid since the fiscal…

March 20, 2021