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Gauchan murder suspects arrested Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested five persons on the charge of involvement in the murder of then President of Contractors Association of Nepal Sharad Kumar Gauchan.  Police today made public five of them including the person who shot at Gauchan at Prayagmarg of Baneswor in the fatal incident that..

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12 cadres of Chand-led party arrested

KATHMANDU: The District Police Office Kaski has arrested 12 cadres of Nepal Communist Party, led by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav' in the district as they were found involving in anti-election activities.  Earlier, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) had ordered on-sight arrest of the cadres of..

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Father kills daughter and two grand daughters Saturday, November 11th, 2017

ROLPA: A man, who was reportedly mentally unstable, murdered his daughter and two granddaughters here on Friday night. Lil Bahadur Pun,43, of Gorbot Dhapa in Rolpa municipality-7 has been arrested on the charge of murdering his 25-year-old daughter Pewawati KC and her two daughters aged two years..

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Youth arrested on charge of girl trafficking Friday, November 10th, 2017

MAHOTTARI: The Mahottari police arrested a youth here last night while trying to traffic four women to Kuwait via India, alluring them of finding work for them in Kuwait. The arrested person is 26-year-old Tek Bahadur Kalikote, the son of Surya Bahadur Kalikote of Hariaun municipality-8 in Sarlahi..

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Two Indian nationals arrested with pistol Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

KATHMANDU: Two Indian nationals, who opened fires in the air, have been arrested with a pistol and 51 live bullets from Kamaladi in the Capital City this evening, the police said.  The identity of the arrestees is yet to be ascertained. The arrestees opened fires over a dispute with another gang..

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FBI’s use of foreign intelligence driving privacy debate Sunday, October 29th, 2017

WASHINGTON, (AP): It's 3 a.m. when a security guard notices a man taking photographs of the Key Bridge a few miles from the White House. There's been no crime, but the guard is suspicious and passes the man's license plate number to the FBI.  In a case like this, the FBI might query databases..

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Woman held on charge of burning husband to death Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Police here arrested a woman on the charge of burning her husband to death. The Metropolitan Police Range, Thimi detained Geeta Nepal on the accusation of locking up her spouse Bidur Nepal from Sipamankha, Sindhupalchowk from outside their rented room at Purano Thimi of Madhyapur Thimi..

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Russian journalist stabbed, assailant held: editor Monday, October 23rd, 2017

MOSCOW, (AFP): An unknown assailant on Monday forced his way into the office of a Russian radio station that is critical of the Kremlin and stabbed a presenter in the neck before he was detained, the chief editor told AFP.  "He broke in and stabbed our presenter Tatiana Felgengauer in the neck..

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Trader arrested over the 88 kg gold scam Monday, October 16th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested President of Nepal-China Kerung Trade Association Man Bahadur Tamang in connection with the confiscation of 88 kgs of gold illegally imported into the country.  The yellow metal was found hidden in a jeep (Ba.17Cha.6427) from Chettrapati of Kathmandu on August 4...

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Action demanded to murderers of FCAN President Gauchan Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) has decided to continue its protest programmea against the murder of FACN President Sharad Kumar Gauchan until the murderers were found.  At a news conference organized today at its office, the FCAN has demanded that the..

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Gauchan’s murderers yet to be identified Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Murderers of the Chairperson of Federation of Contractors' Association Nepal (FCAN), Sharad Kumar Gauchan, have not been ascertained till now. Gauchan was shot dead in the broad day light in the capital city Monday. According to Chief of the Metropolitan Police Office Ranipokhari,..

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FCAN Chair Gauchan shot dead in broad daylight Monday, October 9th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Federation of Contractors Association Nepal (FCAN) Chairperson Sharad Kumar Gauchan has been shot dead by an unidentified group in the capital this afternoon. Gauchan, who was critically injured when the unidentified group shot him at Kathmandu Metropolis-31, Kharibot Prayagmarg in New..

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Two arrested over Chitwan acid attack case Monday, October 2nd, 2017

CHITWAN: Police here today arrested two persons on the charge of throwing acid at the engineer at the Ratnanagar Municipality in Chitwan district, Prakash Chandra Dhungana on September 17 this year.  The arrested ones were Narayan Neupane, member of Communist Party of Nepal, and Sushil Koirala of..

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Chinese national held with foreign currencies from TIA Friday, September 29th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday apprehended a Chinese national with US dollars 46,480 and Chinese Yuan 1,600 from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.  41-year-old Yankun Duwan was intercepted by the security personnel while going through handbag checking at the TIA. The Chinese..

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Bolivian, Indian national held with 2.7 kilos of cocaine Monday, September 25th, 2017

KATHMANDU: A Bolivian national and an Indian woman were arrested by the police in possession of 2.7 kilos of cocaine.  A special squad from the Narcotics Control Bureau of Nepal Police arrested the two from a hotel in Chiwalmarg, Thamel on September 22, the Bureau said in a press statement..

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Indian national held with sliver jewelleries

BAGLUNG: An Indian national, Surendra Saha, was held with 14.5-kg of illegal silver jewelleries. Police nabbed Saha, 51, of Aurahiyathana-4, Adapur of Motihari district in India from Baglung headquarters on Sunday evening. Baglung District Police Chief SP Chandra Kunwar Khapung informed that..

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Five more held for involvement in 88-kg gold smuggling scam Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolitan Crime Division has arrested five more persons for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of 88 kilograms of gold.  A team of police personnel deployed from Division arrested Ganesh Dutta Badu of Karya Binayak Jewelries, Satya Narayan Agrawal of Rabi Shyam..

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Indian national arrested for robbing foreign employment aspirants Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The police have arrested an Indian national on the charge of robbing two foreign employment aspirants of more than Rs 2 million through false foreign job promises.  Suraj Lal Joshi, who hails from Deharadun in India, and was currently living in Kathmandu, has been accused of fleecing..

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