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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.