KATHMANDU, June 4: Top leaders and others arrested in the fake Bhutanese refugee scam have been brought to the Kathmandu District Court for extension of their custody. The court reserves the right to decide on whether to remand them in custody or not.
TAPLEJUNG, July 27: Six people who were under investigation on the charges of sexually abusing two girls aged 11 and 14, respectively, and human trafficking and transportation have been remanded into judicial custody for investigation into the cases.
UDAYAPUR, Dec 29: Police have arrested Umesh Sadaa, 21, of Gahirun in Triyuga Municipality 9, Udayapur, on the charge of rape. The accused, who, had fled right after the crime was arrested after five months. Officials from the District Police Office, Udaypur, arrested Sadaa on Thursday afternoon.
RAUTAHAT, Oct 20: Rautahat District Court has remanded Nepali Congress leader Mohammad Aftab Alam in custody for more five days for investigations into a blast and subsequent murder of at least 22 of those injured in the bomb blast that took place in 2008.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Kathmandu District Court has remanded former House of Representatives speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara in custody for three more days for investigations into a rape attempt complaint filed against him by a female staffer at the parliament secretariat.
YANGON, July 26: Six Myanmar nationals deported from Singapore over alleged links to an ethnic minority insurgent group were remanded in custody in Yangon on Friday, a court spokesman said, as relatives of the accused said they were being held incommunicado.
DHANGADHI, July 11: Four teachers have been taken under custody after Madhav Kalauni, a ninth grader at Mahakali Bal Vidyalaya of Majhgaun, Bhimdutta Municipality in Kanchanpur, died allegedly due to severe beatings by the teachers.
Pranesh Gautam, a young comedian, is in custody for the last one week simply because he made a critical and satirical review of Nepali movie Bir Bikram 2. Police authority has not shown any sign of setting him free despite protests from youths, civil society and social media users for his release.
JANAKPUR, May 25: The Janakpur High court on Thursday ordered the authorities to remand Mahant (chief priest) Baikuntha Das Vaishnav of the Ratnasagar Temple in Janakpur in police custody. He has been accused of forging documents allegedly to sell off land belonging to Janak Hajari Vidhyapith, a campus-affiliated to Nepal Sanskrit University.
BARA, Feb 2: The District Police Office (DPO), Bara, has taken Jagat Narayan Raut Kurmi, a driver of the District Administration Office (DAO), into custody for investigations into a road accident on January 26 in which a Superintendent of Police (SP) was killed and a chief district officer (CDO) was critically injured.
CARACAS, Dec 15: The death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl in US border patrol custody has triggered discussions. While some blame migration officials, others slam her parents who took her on a dangerous journey.
FLORIDA, Oct 27: The Florida man suspected of mailing at least 14 pipe bombs to some of U.S. President Donald Trump’s leading critics was in custody on federal charges on Saturday, in a case reflecting the rancor of one of the most toxic election campaigns in decades.
BIRATNAGAR, June 1: Morang District Court has sent Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shyam Khatri, one of the prime accused in gold smuggling at Tribhuvan International Airport, to judicial custody Thursday, following preliminary hearings over his involvement.
TORONTO, April 24: A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, April 8: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was taken into police custody Saturday after a tense showdown with his own supporters, capping an intense three days that underscored raw emotions over the incarceration of a once wildly popular leader who has been engulfed by corruption allegations.
KATHMANDU, March 19: The High Court (HC) of Patan on Sunday remanded 13 officials including promoters and high-ranking officials of the erstwhile Apex Development Bank to seven days judicial custody in order to move forward the investigation into a bank loan scam.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 2: A shooting at a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday that left one boy in critical condition, injured four others and had panicked parents in tears was an accident, police said.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: At least thirty people have been arrested suspecting their involvement in bomb attack targetting Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa who is the candidate to the House of Representatives from Kathmandu-4.
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.
HARARE, Nov 15: Zimbabwe’s army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital’s streets following a night of unrest that included a military takeover of the state broadcaster.
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.