KATHMANDU, May 21: Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD), Kathmandu on Saturday arrested Manoj Pandey, who faces allegation of raping a teenager some eight years ago.

KHANDBARI, March 13: Police have arrested seven persons, including the ward chairman and an employee of Land Revenue Office, in connection with a land fraud case in Bhotkhola village of Sankhuwasabha district. The team including the ward chairman of Bhotkhola rural municipality-4 Kinsang Bhote has been charged of illegally transferring the ownership of 27 ropani of land of local Dal Bahadur Tamang.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Two murder-accused persons were arrested from Qatar and Bahrain through Interpol.

BHAKTAPUR, March 7: Shyam Gubhaju, who attacked his wife with acid, has been arrested. Gubhaju, 65, of Dadhikot Chitrapur in Suryabinayak Municipality-4 of Bhaktapur attacked his wife with acid and also physically assaulted her.

NC leader arrested for attempted rape

January 17, 2022 11:30 am

MORANG, Jan 17: Police have arrested a Nepali Congress leader from Budhiganga in Morang district on charges of attempting to rape a girl.

DHANGADHI, Jan 9: It has been revealed that the incident of rape of a 77-year-old woman in Ghodaghodi Municipality-4 of Kailali was settled through a financial transaction. The rape was kept a secret with an understanding of providing Rs 300,000 to the victim in the presence of the people’s representatives and the villagers.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Police have arrested four YouTubers, accusing them of tarnishing the integrity of some women by making videos on them.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The Metropolitan Crime Division of Nepal Police has arrested four people on the charge of selling banned energy drinks containing caffeine.

KATHMANDU, June 25: A group of protesting engineers contracted by Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA) was detained for holding protests around a restricted area on Friday.

HETAUDA, June 17: The police have nabbed three persons in possession of over 143 kilogrammes of marijuana from Hetauda Sub Metropolitan City-11, along the East West Highway.

CHITWAN , May 23: A man on the run since being sentenced to jail after being found guilty of rhino poaching has been arrested. Sagar Praja, known as Birendra Singh, a resident of Kalika Municipality in Chitwan, was arrested by the Chitwan National Park authorities.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Three cadres of Nepali Congress (NC) were arrested in front of the President’s Office at Sital Niwas, while protesting against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Sunday.

Oximeters worth Rs 600 to 700 per unit found being sold at as high as Rs 2,220

KATHMANDU, April 21: Police have busted a group of people active in producing negative PCR reports without collecting swab samples from people.

Seven ‘fake’ doctors arrested

April 20, 2021 10:43 am

BIRENDRANAGAR, April 20: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has arrested seven persons, who were practicing medical profession, with fake academic credentials.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Police arrested an individual in possession of gray heroin, a banned drug. A team of police officers from Drug Control Bureau of Kakadvitta and Damak arrested Indian national Siddhik Alam, 26, from Namuna Marg, Damak municipality-6, Jhapa on Sunday evening.

BHAKTAPUR, April 1: Police have arrested five persons on the charge of forcing women into sex work.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Two persons have been arrested for abducting girls, holding them hostage for nine days and raping in the Rukum East. Two persons have been arrested for abducting two 14-year-old and 15-year-old girls from Bhume Rural Municipality of the district and taking them hostage, police said.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Police have arrested three persons on the charge of smuggling hide of red panda from Makalu Barun National Park in Solukhumbu district.

MYANMAR, March 22: Myanmar activists plan fresh protests on Monday including a call for vehicle convoys to drive through intersections honking horns with occupants raising three-finger anti-coup salutes despite reports of security forces killing more people at the weekend.

MYANMAR, March 15: Security forces killed at least 22 anti-coup protesters in the poor, industrial Hlaingthaya suburb of Myanmar’s main city on Sunday after Chinese-financed factories were set ablaze there, an advocacy group said.

MYANMAR, March 14: The acting leader of Myanmar’s parallel civilian government said it will seek to give people the legal right to defend themselves as the death toll in protests against last month’s coup exceeded 80, according to an advocacy group.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Police have arrested a group of four persons with two and a half kilograms of uranium from the capital.

MYANMAR, March 12: Myanmar activists pledged to hold more rallies and strikes on Friday, a day after a rights group said security forces killed 12 protesters and as the lawyer of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi ridiculed new bribery allegations against her.

ILAM, March 2: Police arrested four people from the district headquarters of Ilam along with the illegal drug. On the basis of information that drugs are being used, a police team arrested four persons along with brown sugar from Ilam Municipality-7, Phulgachhi on Monday.

YANGON, Feb 2: Police in Myanmar’s biggest city fired tear gas Monday at defiant crowds who returned to the streets to protest last month’s coup, despite reports that security forces had killed at least 18 people a day earlier.

MYANMAR, March 1: Here is a timeline of events since Myanmar’s military took power in a coup on Monday, Feb. 1.

YANGON, Feb 28: Police fired tear gas and water cannons and there were reports of gunfire Sunday in Myanmar’s largest city where another anti-coup protest was underway with scores of students and other demonstrators hauled away in police trucks.

MYANMAR, Feb 28: Opponents of military rule in Myanmar planned protests on Sunday a day after the security forces launched their biggest crackdown, arresting hundreds of people and shooting and wounding at least one.

MYANMAR, Feb 24: Myanmar was set for more street protests on Wednesday against military rule as Indonesia sought to build momentum behind a diplomatic push involving other Southeast Asian countries to steer a path out of the crisis.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Police have rearrested a secretariat member of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal, Dharmendra Bastola even as the Supreme Court ordered the government to release him unconditionally.

MYANMAR. Feb 21: Opponents of Myanmar’s Feb. 1 military gathered again on Sunday, undeterred by the bloodiest day of their campaign the previous day when police and soldiers opened fire in the second city of Mandalay, killing two.

MANDALAY, Feb 21: Riot police in Myanmar shot dead two anti-coup protesters and injured several others on Saturday, as security forces increased pressure on popular revolt against the military takeover.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that the culprits behind the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta will be booked soon.

MYANMAR, Feb 18: Myanmar’s military junta has issued arrest warrants against six celebrities for encouraging strikes that have paralysed many government offices in protests against this month’s coup, with total arrests since then now nearing 500.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Police have arrested a youth allegedly involved in the rape and murder of a teenager Bhagarathi Bhatta in Baitadi district.

MYANMAR, Feb 13: Myanmar’s army on Saturday ordered the arrest of seven well-known backers of protests against this month’s coup, including Min Ko Naing, who has been a leading pro-democracy activist since bloodily supressed protests in 1988.

MYANMAR, Feb 12: Supporters of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi clashed with police on Friday as hundreds of thousands joined nationwide pro-democracy demonstrations in defiance of the junta’s call to halt mass gatherings.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Student wing close to the rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP)  led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal took to the streets in Kathmandu protesting the arrest of youth leader Ram Kumari Jhakri on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Police have arrested at least 157 cadres of the Dahal-Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) who tried to enforce the general strike in different parts of the country on Thursday.

MYANMAR, Feb 1: Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party have been detained in an early morning raid, the spokesman for the governing National League for Democracy said on Monday.

Two arrested with counterfeit notes

January 31, 2021 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Police have arrested two persons from Puincha in Belauri municipality-8 in possession of fake Nepali currency. The arrest was made by the Armed Police Force on Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Police on Friday night arrested an individual with illegal money from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Police have arrested Student Wing's in-charge of Netra Bikram Chanda 'Biplab' -led Maoist group in Chitwan.

One arrested with pistol in Sarlahi

January 24, 2021 11:31 am

SARLAHI, Jan 24: A man was arrested in possession of a pistol from Kabilasi in Sarlahi district. Arun Mishra,50, of Gaudata municipality-8, Sarlahi was arrested, according to SP Santosh Singh Rathaour at the District Police Office.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24: Malaysian maritime authorities have arrested 16 Vietnamese fishermen from two boats they said were encroaching in Malaysia’s waters without a license, the Bernama state news agency reported.

MOSCOW, Jan 23: Police detained over 1,000 people across Russia on Saturday and used force to break up rallies around the country as tens of thousands of protesters demanded the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, whose wife was among those detained.

DOLPA, Jan 16: Five persons were arrested with illegal possession of homemade guns and endangered animal organs from the Muh area of the Shey-Phoksundo National Park.

Police arrest job scam fraudster

January 14, 2021 18:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: In a case of cyber crime, police have arrested an individual on the charge of defrauding unemployed youths through online platforms.