KOHALPUR, April 24: Janakala Malla of Gamgadhi-1, Mugu had come to Nepalgunj for treatment a month ago. Before she was treated, the government announced nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus disease in the country. Consequently, she was forced to spend a month without treatment.
NEPALGUNG, Jan 18: Krishna Bahadhur Khadka, the chairman of Kohalpur Municipality-12 who was found dead in a hotel in Baharaich, India, earlier this week had committed suicide after failing to repay bank loans, it has been learnt.
KOHALPUR, March 30: On May 15, 2016, a 19-year-old girl of Sindhupalchowk was rescued by police from Kohalpur bus station. Lakpa Sonam Lama, 36, and Dindu Tamang, 26 of Sindhupalchowk were caught red-handed while transporting the girl to India. They had persuaded the girl into travelling with them to India luring her with good job. They had successfully crossed all the check points while leaving their home district. After a tip-off, police reached the spot and nabbed them.
KOHALPUR, March 28: On May 15, 2016, a 19-year-old girl of Sindhupalchowk was rescued by police from Kohalpur bus station. Lakpa Sonam Lama, 36, and Dindu Tamang, 26 of Sindhupalchowk were caught red-handed while transporting the girl to India.
KOHALPUR, Oct 27: Squatters who had built a settlement at Kohalpur-11 by encroaching upon the road at Chauraha have been removed after 12 years. Without the use of force, police removed 72 huts built on the roadside and being used for commercial and household purposes.
KOHALPUR, July 19: Emergency and out-patient services at hospitals and clinics in Kohalpur resumed on Wednesday evening. Some hospitals and clinics had halted services on Tuesday following an alleged attack on a doctor at Maa Janaki Hospital, Nepalgunj.
KOHALPUR, July 5: Candidate of CPN-UML Loot Bahadur Rawat has been elected as the mayor of Kohalpur Municipality. Rawat secured 9,007 votes while his immediate rival of Nepali Congress Bhanu Bhakta Bhattarai got 8,920 votes.
KOHALPUR, Aug 31: A youth, who was staying at a Kohalpur-based hotel in Banke district, has been found dead. Bikash Rai, 30, who was staying at Poplife Hotel, Kohalpur-11, with his friends, was found dead, apparently due to excessive consumption of alcohol.
KOHALPUR, Aug 24: A 20-year-old girl has been gang-raped at around 11 pm on Tuesday night while she was returning home after watching Teej dance. According to police, the girl was gang-raped by two boys at a jungle near Kohalpur-7.