KATHMANDU, May 25: In a major crackdown on the smuggling of fake Indian currency, police arrested former media entrepreneur Yunus Ansari and three Pakistani nationals and seized fake Indian rupees (IRs) totaling 76,794,000, from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu Friday morning.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Nepal Police arrested 242 people in the current fiscal year for possessing illegal weapons.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Police arrested Bishnu Tamang aka Kale, a serial burglar who had struck fear into the minds of the Kathmandu Valley denizens and served a six-year jail term till 2015 for previous robberies, from his hideout in the capital on Monday morning, three years after his last reported robbery.

BHAIRAHAWA, May 17: Police in Rupandehi district opened fire on a group of suspected Indian arms smugglers who had sneaked into Nepal on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Police have arrested five persons for possessing banned Indian currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denomination amounting to IRs 1,590,500.

The Rolling Loud Music Festival celebrating global hip-hop artists in South Florida did not go so well for Kodak Black and Lil Wayne. The US Marshals Service said in a news release that Black was arrested Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The statement said he was charged with a crime in connection with weapons, but didn’t elaborate.

KATHMANDU, May 12: A team of officials from the Metropolitan Police Range (MPR) arrested 12 Indian nationals from Hotel Yak and Yeti on Friday morning for swindling the locals by operating illegal networking business.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Chiranjivi Dhakal, the chairman of All Nepal National Independent Student's Union (Revolutionary), the student wing of Netra Bikram Chand-led party, was arrested in the capital on Friday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The National Central Bureau (NCB) of Nepal, on Friday, issued a red notice against Sudarshan Gautam who was convicted of trafficking in people from Nepal to the US. Gautam had hit stardom in Nepal after becoming the first person without hands to scale Mount Everest without prosthetics and then acting in a popular Nepali movie.

DANG, April 27: Five people including two foreigners were arrested from Ghorahi on Wednesday on the charge of illegally promoting Christianity. American citizen Cinquanta Oleana May, Indian citizen Gaurav Shrivastav and Nepali citizens Dilli Ram Paudel, Kunsang Tamang and Pramod Kafle were arrested by the police along with promotional materials such as a carton full of bibles.

LONDON, April 17: Police say they have arrested more than 200 people after climate change protesters blocked major bridges and intersections in central London, bringing traffic to a standstill.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Federation of Nepali Journalists, the umbrella organization of the Nepali journalists, has announced fresh protest programs demanding the immediate release of Pokhara-based journalist Arjun Giri who was arrested earlier this week.

After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been arrested and deposed by the military, following nearly four months of protests against his rule. The army has also taken over the country for the next two years and imposed a three-month state of emergency, plunging the nation into new uncertainty.

KATHMANDU, April 10: What the lone Member of Federal Parliament from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party wrote on Twitter has stirred a hot debate on what was the intention behind writing such a cryptic tweet.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Officials at Nepal Police Headquarters have claimed that a majority of leaders and cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) who have been arrested to date are either out on bail or were released after interrogations.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepal Police has arrested 540 leaders and cadres of Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'-led group.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Police, on Thursday noon, raided a hashish factory in Gajuri Rural Municipality-4 of Dhading and seized 110 kilograms of hashish and 532 kilograms of marijuana dust, which is used to produce hashish.

Chitwan, March 27: Police this morning arrested a leader of the banned Community Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand from Chitwan district.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Police have arrested the Koshi bureau coordinator of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal Ghanshyam Shrestha aka Pushkar.

Three arrested for raping a teenager

March 23, 2019 10:15 am

KAVRE, March 23: Police have arrested three persons on the charge of raping a teenager at Mandan Deupur municipality-7. They were among the four persons who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl at the Indrawati river bank in ward no. 6 of the municipality on March 17.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Police, on Friday morning, arrested one Indian national from Dhading on the charge of smuggling 164 kilograms of hashish from Kathmandu to India using a truck with Indian number plate.

164-kg hashish confiscated

March 22, 2019 10:19 am

DHADING, March 22: Police confiscated 164 kilograms of hashish while undertaking security screening along the Prithvi Highway.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Police have arrested four commanders of Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party from Kavre.

BANKE, March 19:  The police have arrested eight government employees on the charge of assisting the land mafia in transferring the public land to individual's ownership.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 19: Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, wanted in his home country in connection with Latin America’s biggest graft scandal, was arrested in California on suspicion of public intoxication and spent the night in jail before being released Monday, authorities said.

PARIS, March 17: French police arrested more than 200 people on Saturday after violence broke out in Paris in a fresh protest of "Yellow Vest" movement.

SIRAHA, March 16: On March 10, a team from the District Police Office (DPO), Siraha, arrested a truck with an Indian number plate from a go-down near the Customs Office of Madar Bazar of Siraha-17. The truck (Br 06 G 2612) was found carrying goods with no receipts. Though police were successful in seizing the truck, the smuggler and the driver ran away.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Police have arrested Communist Party of Nepal politburo member Mohan Karki alias Jibanta.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Police have arrested two Indian nationals on the charge of smuggling 100 grams of gold and 25 kilograms of silver from Janakpur to India.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The Metropolitan Police's International Airport Office has arrested a person with illegal US dollar bills.

17 Chand-led Maoist cadres arrested

March 3, 2019 04:30 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 3: Police have arrested 17 cadres and leaders of the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand aka Biplav.

Three held with pistol in Dhading

February 6, 2019 08:57 am

DHADING, Feb 6: District Police Office (DPO), Dhading on Tuesday arrested three individuals from Gangajamuna Rural Municipality-5 on charge of possessing pistol.

12 gamblers arrested

February 3, 2019 09:37 am

SANKHU, Feb. 3: Police have arrested 12 gamblers from the house of a local resident Krishna Bahadur Thing near Chapbot at Nanglebhare of Shankarapur Municipality in the district last night.

Govt official held with Rs 10,000 bribe

January 14, 2019 16:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested a government official on the charge of taking bribe.

Woman arrested for killing her newborn

December 20, 2018 09:52 am

TANAHUN, Dec 20: A woman in Bhanu Municipality of Tanahun has been arrested on the charge of killing her newborn.

PANCHTHAR, Dec 19: In the first week of November, police arrested a person from Falgunanda Rural Municipality-2 on the charge of attempt to rape. His name, as mentioned on his citizenship certificate, was Gaurav Nembang. But when the police searched his house, they found two more citizenship certificates of the same person with different names.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 17: Three days after the arrest of four persons including a District Administration Office (DAO) assistant "involved in forging citizenship certificates", police on Sunday arrested three more DAO officials for assisting the group.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Police have arrested human rights activists including Krishna Pahadi on the charge of demonstrating in front of the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar on Monday.

BUTWAL, Dec 8: A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped at Kharahani in Devdaha Municipality, police said on Saturday.

Two Indian nationals held with narcotics

November 30, 2018 10:08 am

KATHMANDU, Nov. 30 : The Metropolitan Police Circle, Thankot arrested two Indian nationals for possessing a huge cache of banned drugs.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Upon raiding the house belonging to Jiban Bahadur Thapa Magar, 42, of Tokha Municipality-8, on Tuesday, police found 15 people including Magar gambling in the house.

Nine students arrested in Chitwan

November 17, 2018 10:18 am

CHITWAN, Nov 17 : Police have arrested nine students for taking hostage the registrar of the Agriculture and Forest Science University and the Chair of the Service commission.

Youth arrested on rape charge

November 16, 2018 14:22 pm

BEJHAD, Nov 16: Police here have arrested a youth on the charge of raping a seven-year-old girl at local Rampur. The arrestee is 22-year-old Kausar Alam of Dhangraul, Betiya, Bihar State of India who has been working as a daily wager in Rampur, the Area Police Office, Rampur stated.

Two Indians held for gang rape

November 13, 2018 02:30 am

BARDIYA, Nov 13: It had been about a month since Sabitra (name changed) of Badhaiyatal Rural Municipality had started taking her goats to a field 500 meters away from her house for grazing. That field lies 500 meters north toward Nepal from the no man's land.

MAHOTTARI, Oct 23: A man accused of raping and murdering an eight-month-old child in Mahottari district around two months ago has finally been arrested last week.

BANKE, Oct 1: Police on Sunday arrested Kishori Lal Soni, the alleged murderer of five family members of gold entrepreneur Dipak Hemkar.

Convict arrested after four decades

September 18, 2018 06:00 am

SYANGJA, Sept 18: District Police Office (DPO), Syangja on Monday arrested Devi Bahadur Gharti, 65, of Chapakot-8 who was convicted of murdering Jit Bahadur Rana of Palpa, 42 years ago.

Gangster Dawa Lama arrested

September 1, 2018 14:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Sep 1:  Gangster Dawa Lama of Kavre has been arrested . Police have arrested him for his involvement in hooliganism and gambling.

BUTWAL, July 28: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday arrested Suresh Thakur, chief of Department of Urban Development and Building Construction, Rupandehi, with Rs 3.6 million in bribe.

Man arrested with narcotics

July 27, 2018 16:26 pm

KATHMANDU, July 27: Police have arrested a person along with narcotics at Hulaschowk of Biratnagar Metropolitan City-15 on Friday.