KATHMANDU, April 2: Police have arrested four individuals on the charge of forcing 71-year-old Man Bahadur Khadka of Siranchowk Rural Municipality-7 to commit suicide.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Special Court has allowed the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to detain the suspended managing director of Nepal Telecom, Sunil Paudel, and the suspended executive director of the Security Printing Center, Bikal Paudel, arrested on charges of illegal acquisition of wealth to be detained for 21 days for further investigation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Kathmandu District Court has ordered to send four people including an immigration officer to judicial custody on charge of sending Nepali nationals on fake visit visas to different countries.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Industrialist Arun Chaudhary and Ajit Man Singh Thapa, the then CEO of the Bansbari Leather and Shoes Factory, who were arrested on Thursday in a land scam case, have been admitted to the hospital. They were admitted to the hospital late on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The hearing on the case of those detained in the fake Bhutanese refugee scam has been rescheduled for November 21.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a writ of mandamus against the decision of the Department of Immigration (DoI) for ‘arbitrarily’ detaining foreign nationals. A joint bench of justices Prakashman Singh Raut and Hari Prasad Phuyal has issued an order to send the foreign nationals back to their own country, ruling they were being detained in the Jagannath Dewal Jail in Sundhara, Kathmandu, against the law.

KATHMANDU, August 3: Advocate Bhagawati Pandey, who was arrested for making controversial statements, has been released from custody. The District Court, Kathmandu, ordered her release on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 20: After the detention hearing of those arrested for investigation in the Lalita Niwas land-grab case was postponed, it is still under consideration on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The District Court, Kathmandu, has allowed the police to detain for seven days the four accused who were earlier arrested for their alleged involvement in illegally transferring 113 ropanis of government land of Lalita Niwas located in Baluwatar.

MOSCOW, August 3:  Russian police on Saturday detained prominent opposition activist Lyubov Sobol ahead of a planned protest in Moscow to demand free elections.

HOUSTON, Nov 28: The mother of a toddler who died weeks after being released from the nation's largest family detention center filed a legal claim seeking $60 million from the U.S. government for the child's death.

NHRC's attention drawn

September 2, 2018 20:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 2:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said its attention was drawn seriously towards the death of a prisoner.

DHARAN, July 14: The detention center of Area Police Office (APO), Dharan, has the capacity of accommodating 40 detainees but it is currently crammed with some 93 detainees.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: A mass protest has been organized at Maitighar Mandala against the detention of senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC. They chanted slogan for an immediate release of Dr KC.

BENGHAZI, June 11: Seif al-Islam, the son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, has been released after more than five years in detention, his captors said on Saturday.

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Justice Department said Friday that it will temporarily transfer immigration judges to six detention centers mostly near the border with Mexico in an effort to put President Donald Trump's immigration directives into effect.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Two Nepali asylum seekers have escaped from the detention center of Papua New Guinea on Thursday morning.

GORKHA, Aug 25: The Gorkha Chamber of Commerce and Industry has enforced shutdown of Gorkha Bazaar since early this morning in protest of the detention of entrepreneurs for the past three days.

HONG KONG, June 17: Hong Kong pro-democracy groups rallied Friday against China's tightening grip on the semiautonomous city following electrifying revelations by a bookseller who spoke out about his months-long detention in the mainland.