KATHMANDU,  Feb 7: The Kathmandu District Court has jailed four individuals, including immigration officer Narbir Khadka on  charges of organized human trafficking.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: The District Court, Sarlahi, has ordered the authorities concerned to take forward the investigation against Ram Bahadur Bamjan, the controversial self-proclaimed ascetic, by keeping him in police custody.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8:  A total of eight individuals have been arrested in the case of 138 kg gold smuggling and have been sent to jail for preliminary investigation. The bench of Judge Shankar Bahadur Rai of the Kathmandu District Court ordered to send all the defendants to prison for preliminary investigation.

DAILEKH, July 10: The Dailekh District Court on Monday sentenced a 50-year-old man with 33 years in jail convicting him in a rape charge against his 17-year-old daughter.

KATHMANDU, March 23: An Indian court has sentenced Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to two years in prison.

A polygamist in Saptari sent to jail

March 16, 2023 12:58 pm

JANAKPUR, March 16: A person who performed polygamy in Saptari has been jailed.

PHNOM PENH, March 4: Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha was on Friday sentenced to 27 years in jail for treason, a verdict that ruled him out of elections this year and was immediately denounced by the United States as a "miscarriage of justice".

Sept 29: A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Thursday jailed deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her former economic adviser, Australian Sean Turnell, for three years for violating a secrets law, a source familiar with the proceedings said.

Rapper Fetty Wap was jailed Monday after, prosecutors say, he threatened to kill a man during a FaceTime call in 2021, violating the terms of his pretrial release in a pending federal drug conspiracy case.

SURKHET, July 8: District Court, Surkhet has slapped two men with seven years in jail for sexually assaulting two young girls from the Raute village in the district. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 200,000 each.

LAHORE, Pakistan, Feb 12: Hafiz Saeed, accused by India and the United States of masterminding the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, was jailed for 11 years in Pakistan on Wednesday on terrorism financing charges, a government prosecutor and defence lawyer said.

Absconding culprit jailed after 26 years

September 8, 2018 12:27 pm

KHOTANG, Sept 8: Absconding culprit, Deviraj Rai of Diktel, Madhuwagadhi municipality-12 has been sentenced to jail for a murder he committed 26 years ago in July, 1990.

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison Sunday after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode captured on video that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians, a prison service spokesman said.

ISLAMABAD, July 24: Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan is hoping to become Pakistan’s prime minister after 20 years of being dismissed at the polls, as the country prepares to vote in a tense election pitting him against the party of jailed ex-premier Nawaz Sharif.

AUSTRALIA, July 12: A barista who raped a woman at her Melbourne home after they kissed in a park during a night out has been jailed for at least four years.

MUNICH, July 11: A member of a German neo-Nazi gang was jailed for life on Wednesday for her part in the murders of 10 people during a seven-year campaign of racially-motivated violence.

Jailed for destroying banana farm

July 7, 2018 11:15 am

RATNANAGAR, July 7: A man arrested on the charge of destroying a banana farm in Jutpani of Kalika municipality-6 has been sent to jail.

LONDON, July 6: A married city worker who carried an 18-year-old woman into a dark alleyway where he raped and sexually assaulted her multiple times, has been jailed for eight years.

GAUSHALA, April 17:The District Court Mahottari has sentenced two people convicted of murdering a child after abduction to 31 years in prison.

A prosecutor in the Iranian capital Tehran has said that an unnamed woman who removed her obligatory Islamic headscarf in public has been sentenced to 24 months in prison, three months without parole.

Two leaders of Biplav group jailed

December 27, 2017 12:42 pm

GAIGHAT, Udayapur, Dec 27: Two district leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) have been sent to the district prison on Tuesday. They had been remanded in judicial custody on the charge of attempted murder and using explosives.

LIMA, Dec 25: Peru’s president announced Sunday night that he granted a medical pardon to jailed former strongman Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, corruption and the sanctioning of death squads.

SHENYANG, July 15: China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished.

BEIJING, June 26: Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been released on medical parole after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said Monday.

JAKARTA, May 9: Jakarta's Christian governor was sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy against Islam on Tuesday, a harsher than expected ruling in a trial that was seen as a test of religious tolerance in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority nation.

2 jailed for raping underage girls

April 10, 2017 11:58 am

GAIGHAT, April 10: Udayapur district court on Sunday sentenced two persons for separate cases of rape involving two underage girls.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The government is to provide free legal aid services to those Nepali migrant workers serving a jail sentence in various foreign countries.

SEOUL, March 31: South Korea's disgraced former President Park Geun-hye was arrested and jailed Friday over the corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find a successor.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Prem Kumar Rai, the secretary of the Ministry of Supplies, has said that agitating petroleum tanker operators should be jailed, stating that they have been disrupting supply of essential products.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: A US court has sentenced a person of Nepali origin, Ajay Kumar Dev, to jail for 387 years and four months for raping his adopted daughter for five consecutive years.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday promised to provide relief to 11 Nepali migrant workers who were mistakenly jailed for seven years in Saudi Arabia on charge of murdering an Indian national. He also pledged to investigate into the alleged 'non-cooperation' of the officials of the Nepali embassy.

Absconding singer Ojha arrested, jailed

January 28, 2017 07:42 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 28 : The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested singer Prakash Ojha, who was earlier convicted of human trafficking, on Friday from the capital.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested human-trafficking convict and the singer of 'Bahule Biha Gardenan Pohorpani...'  Prakah Ojha, from Shankhamul, Kathmandu on Friday.

LONDON, Dec 19: A 101-year-old confessed sex offender has been jailed for 13 years for crimes committed against young children in the 1970s and 1980s.

More journalists have been jailed this year by governments around the world than at any time in nearly three decades, primarily because of the crackdown in Turkey after a failed coup in July, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Tuesday.

Libnag, Nov 24: A woman, who is serving time at the District Prison Rolpa, on the charge of murdering her seven-year-old daughter, gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday.

TOKYO, July 7: Boxer is jailed for slicing off his love rival's penis with garden shears and flushing it down the toilet but the VICTIM apologizes for sleeping with his wife.