KATHMANDU, July 9: Newly appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Shailesh Thapa Chhetri has been conferred insignia.

LALITPUR, July 1: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Thakur Gyawali said that the country had witnessed a sharp decline in the criminal activities as a result of high surveillance of police.

Cops & robbers

February 14, 2020 08:03 am

Nepal Police has a new IGP but the top cop will be in office for barely five months and then he goes home with all the perks that come with being the former head of the police force. This is what happens when our chor netas don’t want to amend the 30-year service rule for our police wallahs. If someone becomes the top cop then at least let him or her head the office for three years instead of having IGPs for a year, half a year or 18 months or two years.

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Inspector General of Nepal Police (IGP) Sarbendra Khanal has said that the police stationed at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) would play an important role in making the Visit Nepal 2020 a success.

KATHMANDU, July 4: After being convicted of Sudan scam by the Supreme Court more than two years ago, former IGP Ramesh Chand Thakuri has surrendered before the apex court on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Special Court has acquitted four former IGPs of Armed Police Force on the corruption charge.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sarbendra Khanal on Monday said that the police have not been able to collect sufficient evidence so as to take action against Ram Bahadur Bomjan aka Buddha Boy who faces allegations of sexually harassing and disappearing some of his disciples.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Inspector General of the Nepal Police Sarbendra Khanal asserted that he would leave no stone unturned to book the culprit involved in the murder and rape case of Nirmala Panta.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Supreme Court on Thursday acquitted former Inspector General of Police Motilal Bohara of corruption charges.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: An autobiography of former Inspector General Achyut Krishna Kharel has been released amid a special ceremony organized at Nepal Police Club at the Exhibition Road in Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: A serious dispute has surfaced within the two student wings of the ruling NCP over their demand to sack Nepal Police chief Sarbendra Khanal for the police failure to resolve the Nirmala rape and murder case.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Women rights activists on Thursday staged a demonstration in front of the southern gate of Singha Durbar, demanding that the government make public the report of the high-level committee formed to probe the police investigation into the rape and murder of Kanchanpur teen Nirmala Panta and book the guilty.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: 26th Feb 1997 was IGP Moti Lal Bohara’s last day in office. Both AIGPs Achyut Krishna Kharel and Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan were contenders for the highest post in Nepal Police.

IGP Khanal leaves for US

June 18, 2018 10:02 am

KATHMANDU, June 18: Inspector General of Nepal Police, Sarbendra Khanal, left for the US on Sunday night.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The newly appointed Inspector General (IG) of Nepal Police, Sarbendra Khana has assumed office at the Police Headquarter, Naxal after receiving insignia on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Due to the clash between CPN –UML and CPN (Maoist Center) on appointment of Inspector General (IGP) of Nepal Police and Armed Police Force, the meeting ended inconclusively.

Govt likely to appoint new IGP

April 10, 2018 12:08 pm

KATHMANDU, April 10: The meeting of the council of ministers is underway at the official residence of Prime Minister, Baluwatar.

KATMANDU, Oct 24: A contempt of court case has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Prakash Aryal, accusing him of ignoring the apex court's order to detain murder-convict Balkrishna Dhungel.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Inspector General of the Police (IGP) Prakash Aryal has been charged for neglecting the Supreme Court (SC)’s verdict to detain murder-convict Balkrishna Dhungel.

KATHMANDU, May 19: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing on a writ petition filed by Nepal Police DIG Nawaraj Silwal seeking his appointment as Nepal Police chief. The petition was listed for hearing on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 11:Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Nawaraj Silwal has again moved the Supreme Court (SC), challenging the new appointment of Inspector General of Police (IGP).

KATHMANDU, April 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today directed newly appointed Inspector General of Police Prakash Aryal to steer police department to stick to commitment to maintain peace and security.

Govt chooses Aryal as new IGP

April 11, 2017 07:13 am

KATHMANDU, APRIL 10: The government has named DIG Prakash Aryal as  Inspector General  of Nepal Police (IGP) in what appears  to be the “final episode” of a lingering drama in the appointment of the chief of a key security agency.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Government has promoted DIG Prakash Aryal as the new Inspector General of Nepal Police (IGP).

KATHMANDU, April 7: Although two deputy inspectors general (DIGs) -- Nawaraj Silwal and Jaya Bahadur Chand -- are the forerunners in the race for the post of the new police chief, it has been revealed that DIG Prakash Aryal is the top contender among all incumbent DIGs in terms of internal grading.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba to furnish clarification in writing 10 days after receiving the court summon letter.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday annulled the government’s decision to appoint Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Jaya Bahadur Chand as the Inspector General of Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Supreme Court (SC) is set to give its verdict on the writ petitions related to Nepal Police IGP appointment row on Tuesday.

Hearing on IGP case continues

March 19, 2017 18:14 pm

KATHMANDU, March 19: Hearing on the writ petitions related to Nepal Police IGP appointment row could not conclude on Sunday at the full-bench in Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, March 16: A full bench of the Supreme Court (SC) is all set to hear the writ petition filed against DIG Jaya Bahadur Chand over his appointment to the post of IGP.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Supreme Court has given continuity to its previous stay order to the government not to implement its decision to appoint Jaya Bahadur Chand as the Inspector General of Nepal Police.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Hearing on the writ petition filed against government's decision to appoint Jay Bahadur Chand as the Inspector General of Police ran short of time on Wednesday. So, the hearing would continue on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The Supreme Court today has decided to continue the stay order in the name of the government to not implement the cabinet decision to promote DIG of Nepal Police Jaya Bahadur Chand to the post of Inspector General of Police until Wednesday. The order was first issued on February 12.

AIG Pokharel appointed as acting IGP

February 14, 2017 07:23 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The government has decided to appoint AIG Dinesh Chandra Pokharel as acting Inspector General of Nepal Police by amending a provision of the existing Police Act.

IGP Aryal formally retires

February 13, 2017 18:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Inspector General of the Police (IGP) Upendra Kanta Aryal has retired on Monday.

Supreme Court stays IGP pick

February 13, 2017 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The government decision to appoint Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Jay Bahadur Chand as Inspector General (IGP) of Nepal Police has run into trouble, with the Supreme Court staying the decision within hours of its implementation. The apex court has said the stay order is only for until it decides whether or not an interim order is required.

SC stays IGP appointment

February 12, 2017 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Supreme Court stays government decision to appoint Jaya Bahadur Chand as the Inspector General of Nepal Police.

LUMBINI, Dec 30: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Upendra Kant Aryal has said a special security plan will be introduced in Bhairahawa.

Govt preparing to remove IGP Aryal

November 11, 2016 05:25 am

KATHANDU, Nov 11: The government is preparing to remove Uprendra Kanta Aryal, Inspector General of the Nepal Police, from his post, through the introduction of a new regulation, according to highly-placed sources.

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.

Baidhyanath wins APF IGP trophy

October 2, 2016 20:44 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Western Regional APF Headquarters, Baidhyanath claimed the title of Armed Police Force (APF) IGP Third Running Trophy-2073 on Sunday at the APF Headquarters, Halchowk, Kathmandu.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Sept 30: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Upendra Kant Aryal today said the police should not work under political pressure.