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Nepal Police clean up 8,000 marijuana plants Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

BHAKTAPUR: Nepal Police have cleaned up around 8,000 marijuana plants at Thulogaun in Suryabinayak municipality-8, Sipadole. A police team headed by Chakraraj Joshi, Deputy Superintendant of Police of Metropolitan Police Range Jagati, destroyed the marijuana plants. DSP Joshi said they came up..

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Two involved in looting arrested from Kathmandu Friday, August 9th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu police today shot at two persons charged with looting and abduction threats before arresting them from Swayambhu in Kathmandu. A team from the Metropolitan Crime Division acting on a tip off held Milan Tamang and Amrit Tamang on the same charge at 12:10 from a café near..

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Woman assists in daughter’s rape; rapist, mom arrested Thursday, August 8th, 2019

MAHOTTARI: The Mahottari police have arrested a man on charge of raping a 12-year-old Dalit girl from the district. The rape was assisted by mother of the rape survivor and the woman has also been held. The rapist, Siya Ram Mahato, 40, of Bardibas municipality-6, with the help of the rape..

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Chinese national held with 4 kg of gold in Nepal Monday, August 5th, 2019

KATHMANDU: A Chinese national was arrested with 4 kilos of gold from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu Sunday night. The Metropolitan Police and the officials of the Department of Customs stationed at the only international airport in the country apprehended the Chinese national..

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Nepal Police destroyed 2,100 liters of hooch Sunday, August 4th, 2019

BHAKTAPUR: Nepal Police have sized and destroyed 21,000 liters of illegally-made liquor at Kuwa Chowk of Surya Binayak Municipality in Bhaktapur district today. After the locals lodged complaints, the police raided the place where the hooch was produced. Locals had complained that the sales and..

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1,873 cases of attempted rape registered in Nepal Thursday, August 1st, 2019

KATHMANDU: The spate of 'attempted rape' case has increased across the country over the time. According to the information provided by the central police headquarters, number of cases related to 'attempted rape' has increased in 2075/76 in comparison to 2074/75 BS. Total 1,480 cases were..

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CIAA arrests five police while taking bribe

KAVREPALANCHOWK: A team from the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) held five police personnel serving in Kavrepalnchowk on charge of taking bribes from tippers. The team arrested five police personnel working in different posts along the Araniko and Helambu highway in..

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Two arrested on rape charge Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

NAWALPARASI: Nepal police have arrested two men on charge of raping an 11-year-old girl from the district. Narayan Shrestha, 60, and Lok Bahadur Khatri, 41, both of Sunawal municipality have been accused of raping the girl time and again for the past one a half months. The arrest was made acting..

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Drugs trafficking on rise; 3,357 cases registered in Nepal Monday, July 29th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The cases related to drugs trafficking have increased across the country. According to the information provided by Police Headquarters, the cases related to drugs trafficking have increased in the fiscal 2075/76 BS in comparison to the previous year. The fiscal year 2074/75 had..

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Nepal Maoist group Kaski District Secretary arrested Saturday, July 27th, 2019

KASKI: A leader of the banned Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav' group has been arrested by police. District secretary of the group Sujan BK was arrested from Pokhara on Saturday evening. According to SP Dan Bahadur Karki at the District Police Office, Kaski, BK was arrested acting on a tip-off that he..

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Nepal Police arrested Accomplice of Nakkhu bomb blast Friday, July 26th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Police made public one of the accomplices of the Nakkhu bomb blast, Dorchi Sherpa, on Friday. A powerful bomb had gone off at the entrance of the office of telecommunications service provider Ncell at Nakkhu, Lalitpur, on February 22 this year, killing one person and leaving three..

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Unfortunate that Nirmala murderers not yet found Thursday, July 25th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The main opposition Nepali Congress party has said that it was unfortunate that the murderers of Nirmala Pant were yet to be found, even one year after the incident. Issuing a statement here today, party spokesperson Biswa Prakash Sharma has said that it was a failure on part of the..

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CIAA steps up sting operations in Far-West State Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

KANCHANPUR: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has stepped up its sting operations in the Far-West State. Bhimduttanagar-based office of the CIAA had initiated sting operations in the far-west region from Transport Management Office in the fiscal 2072/73 BS. In the..

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Two Chand-led Maoist group cadres arrested Monday, July 22nd, 2019

JUMLA: The police on Monday morning arrested two cadres of the banned Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand from the district. A team from the district police office led by inspector Nabin Oli arrested Birkha Bahadur Shahi of Hima rural municipality-7, the party district secretary, and..

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