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Four people including two policemen arrested for looting Saturday, March 18th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Police has arrested four people including two Nepal Police Sub Inspectors for their involvement in first kidnapping and then looting a manpower supply company proprietor. Those arrested in this connection include Sub Inspectors Sambat Tamang and Surya Bahadur Thapa, Raj Kumar Gurung of..

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Heart attack, not nerve agent, killed Kim Jong Nam Friday, March 3rd, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, (AP): A North Korean envoy rejected a Malaysian autopsy finding that VX nerve agent killed Kim Jong Nam, saying Thursday the man probably died of a heart attack because he suffered from heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. The death of Kim, the estranged half-brother of..

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Malaysia Arrests North Korean In Kim Jong-Nam Killing Sunday, February 19th, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, (AFP): Malaysian police on Saturday said they had arrested a North Korean man over the assassination of Kim Jong-Un's brother, as relations between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur nosedived in a battle for his body. A 46-year-old was arrested on Friday evening with documents..

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Family, Neighbours Shocked At Indonesia Link To Kim Murder Saturday, February 18th, 2017

JAKARTA, (AFP): The family and former neighbours of an Indonesian woman arrested over the assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother expressed shock on Friday that "a nice person" like her could have committed such a crime. The woman, Siti Aishah, was detained over the Cold War-style..

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UK’s Convicted Child Sex Gang To Be Deported To Pakistan Friday, February 10th, 2017

LONDON, (PTI): A gang of four Pakistan-born men jailed for child sex grooming and rape offences could be deported after they lost a legal battle to hold on to their British citizenship today. Shabir Ahmed, Adil Khan, Abdul Rauf and Abdul Aziz now face the prospect of being deported to Pakistan,..

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560 cases of cyber crime registered Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

KATHMANDU: As many as 560 cases of cyber crime were registered at the Metropolitan Police Crime Division, Teku in the first six months of the current fiscal year, the Division said. Most of such cases took place through the social networking sites such as facebook, twitter, viber and the..

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37 Bangladeshis detained from Thamel Monday, February 6th, 2017

KATHMANDU: A police team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Sorhakhutte, arrested 37 Bangladeshi nationals who do not possess passports and other legal documents to stay in Nepal. According to DSP Somendra Singh Rathaur, they entered Nepal via India and were engaged in tailoring..

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Tunisian ISIS Suspect Arrested Over Attack Plot In Germany Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

BERLIN, (AP): Authorities have raided dozens of locations in western Germany and arrested a Tunisian man suspected of being a recruiter for the Islamic State group and rounding up supporters to carry out an attack in Germany. Frankfurt prosecutors said 54 apartments, business premises and mosques..

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Five arrested on charge of attack on YAN central member Saturday, December 31st, 2016

NEPALGUNJ: Police have arrested five persons allegedly involved in attacking Santosh Budhathoki, 29, the central member of Youth Association Nepal, the youth wing of the CPN (UML). Budhathoki was seriously injured in the attack that took place last night. He has been taken to Lucknow, India for..

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Missed Chances: How Berlin Attack Suspect Slipped Through Net Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

BERLIN, (AFP): As police hunt for Tunisian Anis Amri, the top suspect in Berlin's Christmas market attack, public anger has grown over a catalogue of failures that allowed him to evade arrest or deportation. An incredulous public has learned that Amri was a rejected asylum seeker and known radical..

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3-Year Old, Out Shopping With Grandma Dies In Road Rage Shooting Monday, December 19th, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, ARK, (AP): A 3-year-old boy being taken on a shopping trip by his grandmother was killed in a road rage shooting when a driver opened fire on the grandmother's car because he thought she "wasn't moving fast enough at a stop sign," police said. The boy and his grandmother were at the..

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Facebook-related crimes on rise: Police Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Cyber crimes arising from the misuse of social networking sites like Facebook are on the rise, police said Monday. Police investigation shows that cases of phising, using fake Facebook accounts, email thieving, data hacking and blackmailing have increased. Lately, the police arrested..

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Man arrested on charge of murdering mother Friday, September 23rd, 2016

GULMI: Police arrested a man accused of murdering his elderly mother from Dibrung VDC-2 in Gulmi on Friday. Local resident Bir Bahadur Kaucha, 41, has been charged with murdering his mother Moti, 71, with a spade on Wednesday night while she was sleeping in her home. A team from the Area Police..

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Bomb explosions at schools condemned Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested three people for their alleged involvement in planting bombs in half a dozen of schools in the capital on Tuesday morning. “We are carrying out intensive investigation on the suspicious objects planted at various schools and have arrested three suspects so far in..

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American man arrested in Nepal on charges of child sex abuse Monday, September 12th, 2016

KATHMANDU, (AP): An American who has been a frequent visitor to Nepal has been arrested in the capital's tourist district on charges of sexually abusing children. The Central Bureau of Investigations said in a statement Monday that Kenneth Joseph Coombs and a local man arrested with him were being..

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