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Murder-charged Thapa Magar held Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Metropolis Crime Control Division held a person allegedly involved in the murder of Nirmaya Chemjong. A team from the crime control division arrested Prakash Thapa Magar, 37, of Kathmandu on charge of his involvement in the killing of Chemjong, 45, a permanent resident of Sunsari..

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Man arrested on the charge of rape Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

DANG: Police have arrested a man on charge of raping a 14-year-old girl from Ghorahi Sub Metropolitan City-19. Acting on a tip off, police arrested Santosh Ghartimagar, 21, of the locality on the charge of committing the heinous act. A case of rape has been filed at the court and further..

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Khanal and Sharma of Gandaki Medical College arrested Thursday, March 7th, 2019

POKHARA: Police have arrested former Chief Executive Officer of Gandaki Medical College, Santosh Prasad Khanal and Examination Controller, Laxman Prasad Sharma, on the charge of cheating. They were arrested after students of the college filed complaint against 10 persons including Chairperson of..

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375 cadres of Biplav arrested in 11 months Monday, March 4th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested 375 cadres of Netra BikramChanda “Biplav’ led party in the past 11 months. They were arrested on the charge of involvement in various incidents challenging the peace and security in the country. Most of those arrested were found involved in extortion,..

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Five Chand-led CPN cadres arrested Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

ILAM: The police on Wednesday arrested five cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal from Lungsungdang of Phakphokthum Rural Municipality-1 in Ilam district. The arrestees were attending a programme held in a local school ground by Chand's party to honour martyrs' families...

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Top pope aide Cardinal Pell convicted of child sex crimes Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

MELBOURNE, (AFP) - Australian Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' closest advisors, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys, becoming the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex crimes. An Australian jury unanimously found Pell guilty in December on one..

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Bomb blast in Ncell Tower in Nakkhu Friday, February 22nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: An unidentified group has detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) in Ncell Tower at Nakkhu in Lalitpur district this evening. According to police spokesperson Uttam Raj Subedi, three people were injured in the incident. He also added that the injured Ayusha Manandhar is receiving..

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CIAA arrests govt employee taking bribe

MAKWANPUR: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday held a government employee red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 75,000. Madan Adhikari, jailor of Bhimphedi Regional Prison, threatened to transfer prison guard Denial Lama elsewhere if he denied his proposal for..

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65 years old rapist gets six years imprisonment Thursday, February 21st, 2019

SAPTARI: The district court had handed down six years of imprisonment to a 65-year-old man convicted of raping a 14 years old girl. A single bench of Judge Harish Chandra Dhungana also ordered the rapist Singheshwor Pandey to pay Rs 30,000 in compensation. Pandey was arrested on June 10, 2018..

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Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 police at Illinois business Saturday, February 16th, 2019

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER and AMANDA SEITZ, AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman..

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Report on Nirmala murder case submitted to govt Monday, January 28th, 2019

KATHMANDU: A probe committee formed by National Human Rights Commission to carry out investigation on rape and murder case of Nirmala Panta, has submitted its report to the government on Sunday. Officiating Secretary of the Commission, Murari Prasad Kharel said that the probe committee submitted..

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Chaudhary killed in police retaliatory firing Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

SAPTARI: A person was killed during police encounter at Rupani rural municipality today. Deependra Chaudhary, 30, of Kadarbona, Saptari was killed in retaliatory firing by police on the road which is one kilometer towards south from Rupani Chowk along the Rajbiraj-Rupani road section, informed..

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Human trafficking accused Rai arrested Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Central Investigation Bureau of the Nepal Police has arrested Santosh Rai, accused of human trafficking. The Bureau has arrested Rai from Sunsari and forwarded process for the necessary action. Rai is accused of trafficking Nepali girls to India alluring them of good work there and..

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Police arrests monk in connection with Bamjan case Thursday, January 10th, 2019

SIDNHULI: The police today arrested a monk from the Ashram of Ram Bahadur Bamjan, a self-declared hermit, charged with rape and disappearance cases in Kamalamai Municipality-8 in the district. Indra Bahadur Syangtan was held for interrogations as part of the police investigations into Bamjan..

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