LONDON, March 25: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is fighting extradition from Britain to the United States, was denied bail on Wednesday after his lawyers said he should be released because he was at high risk of contracting the coronavirus in prison.
KATHMANDU, March 20: Amid warnings from medical experts that overcrowded prisons could help the spread of the novel coronavirus, the government has decided to release on bail or without bail all convicts who were sentenced to less than a year in jail or those who have already served served half their terms.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Shambhu Bharati, who was serving a jail term at Dilli Bazaar Jail for embezzling millions of rupees while procuring logistics for Nepali peacekeepers in Sudan, has been released from the jail on Sunday before completing his term. Although he had been given a yearlong prison term, he remained in prison for just four months.
CHITWAN, Aug 27: Chitwan District Court on Monday released Rabi Lamichhane and Yubaraj Kandel on bail of Rs 500,000 and Rs 300,000 respectively. The court decided to free another accused in Shalikram Pudasaini suicide case, Asmita Karki, without bail.
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Former chief of the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), Gopal Khadka, was released on bail on Tuesday after he deposited a bail of Rs 20.5 million at the Special Court, following hearings on a case of disproportionate accumulation of wealth registered at the court against him by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).
VANCOUVER, Dec 12: A Canadian court on Tuesday granted bail to a top executive of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd while she awaits a hearing for extradition to the United States, a move that could help placate Chinese officials angered by her arrest.
RUKUM, May 8: After spending 25 days in prison, Rudra Bahadur Sunar, a ward member of Sisne Rural Municipality, who was arrested on the charge of impregnating a woman of his own locality has been released on bail.
NEW DELHI, April 8: A court on Saturday granted bail to Bollywood superstar Salman Khan while he appeals his conviction on charges of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago, a welcome development for thousands of fans who greeted their hero with songs and firecrackers.
KATHMANDU, Mar 5: The Special Court on Sunday released former chief of the Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI), Chudamani Sharma on bail amounting to Rs 4.5 million in an illegal wealth possession case.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Kathmandu District Administration Office on Friday released on bail the three among others who were arrested on charge of hurling bomb at Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa during recent parliamentary election publicity.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The Special Court on Monday released Tikaram Adhikari, a former accountant at the Department of Transportation Management, Koshi (DoTMK) after he deposited the bail of Rs 5 million as sought by the court.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The Special Court on Tuesday sent former chairman of the Tax Settlement Commission (TSC) Lumbadhoj Mahat and former member Umesh Dhakal to Dillibazar prison for their failure to post bail imposed by the court in relation to tax settlement cases.
KATHMANDU, June 29: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday sought Rs 3 billion as bail from suspended Inland Revenue Department chief Chudamani Sharma after preliminary investigations established his involvement in a tax waiver scam.
KATHMANDU, Jan 2: In a recent operation by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of Nepal Police, a 39-year-old woman was found to be involved in trafficking pharmaceutical drugs in order to collect bail amount for her husband who was sent to jail in a similar charge few months back.
PESHAWAR, Nov 2: A Pakistani court refused bail Wednesday to an Afghan woman immortalized on a National Geographic cover after she was arrested in Pakistan and accused of being one of thousands of refugees using fake ID cards.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Special Court on Wednesday freed suspended CPN Maoist Center parliamentain Lharkyal Lama, who was in jail on corruption charge, after he furnished a bail of Rs 10 million as sought by the court.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Special Court (SC) has demanded Rs 10 million in bail from the suspended lawmaker of CPN (Maoist Center), Lharkyal Lama. The court demanded the bail bond during the first hearing on a corruption case filed by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).
IMPHAL, India, Aug 9: An Indian court granted bail Tuesday to a hunger-striking political activist who has been force-fed for nearly 16 years, after she assured the judge that she planned to end her fast.
ITAHARI, July 4: Of those arrested on the charge of possessing fake certificates, three fake doctors were released on bail while the other was sent to jail after he failed to furnish the demanded bail.