CHITWAN, Jan 28: Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has expressed worry saying the crime and its nature was growing in society.

Crime and Punishment in Tunisian

December 2, 2019 10:45 am

Tunisia’s repressive laws and vertical approach are clearly inefficient and not suited to the new democratic and free climate in the country

Girl found murdered after rape

October 3, 2019 18:45 pm

JALESHWOR, Oct 3: A girl has been found dead on the bank of the Mara river in Thapa Tole of Gaushala municipality-10 on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Inspector General of Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal said that Nepal Police is capable enough to prevent Nepal from being the playground for the foreigners to commit criminal activities.

Father, son killed in Syangja

September 3, 2019 20:15 pm

SYANJA, Sept 3: A father and his son were murdered in Harinas rural municipality-3, Lalahi Mindanda on Tuesday morning.

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: A police constable has been arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl from Okhaldhunga on Thursday.

KAWASOTI, Aug 8: A woman has been rescued when she attempted to commit suicide with her two offspring by jumping off the bridge over the Narayani River at Chhata Chowk in Binayi Triveni rural municipality in Nawalparasi (East).

Crime and politics

July 4, 2019 02:00 am

Conviction of former lawmakers

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

TAMGHAS, April 30: The practice of using torture against any people during interrogations in course of crime investigations has been already abolished from the country, said Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel.

KATHMANDU, March 12: A woman’s body was found near the firing range training center of the Armed Police Force(APF) headquarter on Tuesday morning.  The deceased, Nirmaya Chemjong,45, from Sunsari was living at Nagarjun Municipality-3.

UDAYAPUR, Feb 21: Police on Tuesday arrested a young man from Lamichaur for allegedly murdering a woman of Chaudandigadhi Municipality-7 some ten days ago.

ITAHARI, Feb 15: Police on Friday arrested a man on the charge of murdering an elderly of Ramdhuni in Sunsari district four days ago.

ITAHARI, Feb 12: In terms of security concern, Sunsari can be taken as the most sensitive district in Province 1. As it shares and open border with India, people living in various parts of Sunsari often have to fear for their lives and safety. In recent days, the district has been turning into a crime hub.

BHOJPUR, Jan 8: A six-year-old girl has been allegedly raped at Sampang of Shadanand municipality-10 in Bhojpur.

Life: continuous test of endurance

January 3, 2019 15:34 pm

According to the cases reported in Nepal Police, in the fiscal year, 2073-74 5,131 suicide cases were recorded in Nepal. The number increased to 5,346 in the following fiscal year.

DEC 24: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 24, 2018 18:00 pm

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DHANGADHI, Nov 20: On Friday, Bijay Thapa, 25, of Dhangadhi-4 was found murdered in the compound of Hotel Kalash, which lies in front of the office of the province chief. Thapa, whose head was bleeding profusely, was seen being dragged by another youth Ashish Sethi. Meanwhile, Dipendra Chaudhary, who came out of his house after hearing the noise took Sethi to the police.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Police have arrested Maya Sherchan, wife of gangster Samir Man Singh Basnet for her alleged involvement in the murder of Sharad Gauchan from Swayambhu.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Senior leader of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal on Thursday took strong exception to the government for its failure to control existing irregularities, rape and smuggling, let alone good governance.

There has been a significant rise in rape cases across the country in recent days. In many cases, the police themselves have been accused of involvement in the crime.

As the country is facing the rising number of rape cases, the police have been accused of settling down many cases to acquit the culprit.

KATHMANDU, July 31:  A taskforce formed to launch an investigation into fake rescue operations conducted by trekking companies in collusion with private hospitals and helicopter operators have recommended action against eight trekking companies, four hospital and three helicopter companies.

KATHMANDU, July 31: A taskforce formed to launch an investigation into fake rescue operations conducted by trekking companies in collusion with private hospitals and helicopter operators have recommended action against eight trekking companies, four hospital and three helicopter companies.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government passed a master plan that prohibits child labor in all work sectors on Sunday’s meeting of the Council of Ministers.

PALESTINE, June 23: Dozens of Palestinian protesters have been injured by Israeli forces gathered at the Gaza border for the Great Return March, according to the Ministry of Health.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Ministry of Home Affairs has appointed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dhiraj Pratap Singh as chief of Metropolitan Police’s crime division.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has demanded stringent action against to those involved in the beating of Radha Chaudhari of Kailali district in the name of practicing witchcraft.

Crime and punishment

March 4, 2018 02:00 am

Killings of individuals, who had criminal backgrounds, show a worrying trend that Nepal Police is bent on dispensing ‘justice’ by bypassing the judicial mechanisms

BUTWAL, March 2: When persons who have committed crimes get out of jail, many expect them to develop a feeling of regret and strive to live in a better way. However, instead of repenting, many such people have been found to have returned to criminal ways.

MEERUT, Feb 27: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old man as his sister filmed the act in Muzaffarnagar on Monday. An FIR for rape has been filed against the youth while his sister has been accused of abetment. Police are yet to get hold of the video. Investigating officers suspect the allegations to be a result of counter cases filed by two women against each other.

DARCHULA, Jan 31: The security authorities of Nepal and India have agreed to prevent cross-border crime and crimes that take place along the Nepal-India border in the district.

Being old is no crime

January 20, 2018 00:47 am

With passage of time perceptions change, situations change and with that, life takes a different course

Crime and punishment

January 18, 2018 02:00 am

Court verdict on Manange

Chronicles of crime

January 14, 2018 00:38 am

Incidents of murder are on the rise in Nepal but culprits that claim the responsibility manage to stay away from police net

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 29: CPN (UML) leader and former Minister Lalbabu Pandit has claimed that he would reduce crime by 50 per cent were he to get the Home Ministry portfolio in the new government.

Crime does pay

October 28, 2017 00:37 am

There are no blurry lines between crime and politics in Nepal. They are inseparable bedfellows.

Crime pays

October 18, 2017 02:00 am

Candidate selection

BUTWAL, Oct. 7: Police have arrested a murder accused in Tilottama Municipality after 20 years of the incident.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 4: Actor Matt Bomer will be making his directorial debut with an episode of ‘American Crime Story- Versace’.

Partners in crime

September 11, 2017 02:00 am

EC neutrality

MANILA, August 17:  At least 26 people died overnight in police operations in the Philippines capital Manila, authorities said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed this week in an intensification of President Rodrigo Duterte's fierce war on drugs and crime.

SAN ANTONIO, July 23: Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case.

Social crime

February 20, 2017 00:45 am

Turns out there are some relatively easy steps that can be taken immediately to reduce the level of air pollution in Kathmandu valley. These steps have been suggested in an action plan recently submitted to the National Planning Commission by an ‘air pollution control’ taskforce comprised of environmental experts and senior government officials.

560 cases of cyber crime registered

February 6, 2017 16:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: As many as 560 cases of cyber crime were registered at the Metropolitan Police Crime Division, Teku in the first six months of the current fiscal year, the Division said.

Rise in crime at Nepal-India border

November 4, 2016 02:19 am

BARDIYA, Nov  4: An unidentified group of robbers has been troubling the villagers of Bardiya district in the border areas. Incidents of looting by the group in several villages have been reported in the past few months. Police on Tuesday arrested a man related to the group.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Even as financial and cyber crime rates have been rapidly increasing in the recent years, the number of heinous and organized crimes have been declining, resulting in the lowest growth rates in the last 10 years, according to Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Commissioner Madhavi Bhatta has filed a written proposal at the commission seeking clear vision for looking into the use of child soldiers during the armed conflict and an explanation of various TRC Act and regulations.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kamal Thapa, has informed the Monday's meeting of the Legislature-Parliament that 14 Nepalis have lost their lives in a terrorist attack at Kabul, Afghanistan, this morning.

SIRAHA, June 18: There was a time when Jhija and Akaura villages in Siraha were notorious as a haven for dacoits. Robbers and dacoits here were so powerful that even security personnel would not dare to enter the villages. Among the 400 households in the two villages, 135 households of ‘Paswan’ community would identify themselves as dacoits without hesitation. But in 1980 things changed.