Female Inmates Fed With” Daar” (Festive Feast)

In a joint coordination of INSEC Biratnagar and Women Network Sunsari, female inmates at Biratnagar prison were fed with Daar (festive feast) on the occasion of Teej (women festival) on September 2. At least 66 women were fed with Daar and presented cosmetics and sanitary pads according to the chairperson…

September 2, 2016  
Accused on Child Marriage Arrested

Police have arrested Tek Bahadur Sarki, 24 of Kailashmandu VDC-8 on September 1 on charge of marrying 15-year-old girl. He was arrested on charge of marrying under aged girl. Based on a complaint lodged by the victim’s party at District Police Office on August 31, the accused was arrested by…

September 2, 2016  
Accused Rapist Arrested

Police have arrested 14-year-old boy on August 31 on charge of raping an eight years old girl. The victim’s party had lodged a complaint at Area Police Office on August 28 accusing him of raping a girl on August 18 according to Inspector Nabin Kishore Pradhan. The victim underwent a…

September 2, 2016  
Appeal Made To Improve Torture Control Bill

The Accountability Watch Committee (AWC) and Democratic Freedom and Human Rights Organization has drawn its attention over the publication of news on bill regarding  torture and inhumane behaviour which is pending from a long time  and in a process of issue as an Act. Both organizations have jointly released a…

September 2, 2016  
Bigamous gets One Year Sentence

The District Court of Dailekh has ordered to sentence Tilak Acharya,28  of Dallu Municipality-8 for one year on charge of polygamy. He was sentenced based on the case registered by his wife Shakuntala Acharya,31. Shakuntala had lodged a complaint at police on May 2 against her husband for marrying Kalpana…

September 2, 2016  
Complaint Lodged For Polygamy

Sunita Paswan,28 of Golbazar Municipality-2 has lodged a complaint aganst her husband Dhyani Paswan,32 at Area Police Office of Golbazar on September 2 for polygamy. The victim said that she lodged a complaint after knowing that he husband get married with Gauri Sadaya on August 30.

September 2, 2016  
Appellate Court Issues Directives To Control Sound Pollution

The Appellate Court of Nepalgunj has issued directives in the name of Nepalgunj Municipality, District Administration Office and District Public Health on September 1 regarding the case on Prohibition Ordinance relating to sound pollution in order to control and make sound pollution issue effective and result oriented. The directive was…

September 1, 2016  
Families of Disappeared People Not Confident on Getting Justice

The victim’s family of disappeared people, who are still living in a hope that their loved once will come back, said that they do not have confident on getting justice. They expressed their views in an interaction and rally program organized in Rupendehi jointly by NHRC sub-regional office of Butwal,…

September 1, 2016  
Demand to Amend Proposed Bill on Torture in Parliament

The Accountability Watch Committee and Democratic Freedom and Human Rights Organization have demanded to correct the proposed bill on torture in parliament. The demand was made during an interaction program on “Concerns of stakeholders on proposed bill against torture” held in Kathmandu on September 1. Pitting his view during the…

September 1, 2016  
Four Protesters Injured In Police Baton Charge

At least four protesters were injured in a baton charged by police when a group of youth called “I am Nationalist”, had a clash with police after they established an idol of late king Birendra Bir Bikram Shah at Birendra Chok in Nepalgunj. Chandra Hamal, 29 of Nepalgunj Municipality-2 was injured in…

September 1, 2016