KATHMANDU, July 27: The Patan High Court has issued an interim order following initial hearings on a writ petition filed against the ward chairman of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-30, Dal Bahadur Karki, who threatened to kill all community dogs in his ward. The petition was filed by animal rights activist Sneha Shrestha and her team. Shrestha is the president of the Federation of Animal Welfare Nepal and founder of Sneha’s Care, a shelter for sick and injured street animals.
KATHMANDU, July 10: Shantiram Khatiwada has been elected Chairperson of the 20th new Working Committee of the High Court Bar Association, Patan. He got 1,066 votes while his closest rival Ram Krishna Sharma received 271 votes. Khatiwada is from the progressive group that is close to the CPN-UML and CPN (Unified Socialist) while Sharma led a democratic group in the election that concluded on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Patan High Court (PHC) on Thursday rejected the plea of former House of Representatives speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, seeking bail in the rape attempt case under litigation at Kathmandu District Court (KDC).
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Patan High Court on Monday upheld a lower court verdict slapping 10-year jail terms on all three accused in the notorious Godamchaur rape case. The case concerned a married woman who was raped, brutally assaulted and robbed while she was on her way home.
SURKHET, Aug 14: Patan High Court on Monday ordered the authorities to arrest of Khagda Bahadur Khatri, Physical Infrastructure Minister of Karnali Province, and produce him before the court within three days. Five persons including the two have been accused of producing a forged bank guarantee for Rs 11 million.