A painting donated to Greece by Pablo Picasso will go back on display at the newly renovated National Gallery in Athens following its recovery more than nine years after it was stolen and the arrest of a 49-year-old construction worker as a suspect.

KATHMANDU: Police on Monday evening arrested three persons including an Indian national for their alleged involvement in gold and silver theft worth more than Rs 200,000.

Police have arrested a second suspect in the unusual case involving the theft of a golden toilet from Winston Churchill’s birthplace.

Theft cases on rise

August 13, 2019 13:23 pm

Kathmandu, Aug 13: The theft cases have increased in the country lately. Police Headquarters shared the information that police filed theft cases against a total of 2,646 persons in the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Data maintained by Nepal Police shows that theft cases across the country doubled during Tihar this year, compared to those during the festival last year.

MAHOTTARI, Sept 8: Five people were injured from bullet shrapnel shot by a group of around 15 armed bandits that looted goods worth Rs. 1 million at around 11:30 PM yesterday night, according to the District Police Office.

28 arrested for electricity theft

August 31, 2018 10:59 am

MAHOTTARI, Aug 31: The police have arrested 28 people from various places of the district on the charge of electricity theft.

Three cases of theft in Hetauda

August 30, 2018 15:39 pm

HETAUDA, Aug 30: The cases of robbery have been increasing in Hetauda lately. Three cases of robbery were recorded last night alone. An unidentified group has robbed a ward office, SBI Bank Office and Sathiko Money Transfer in the city.

DOLPA, Aug 29: With the buddha idols and religious books disappearing day by day, smugglers have now been targeting monasteries of archeological importance in Upper Dolpa.

INDIA, Aug 26: The investigation into the Cosmos Bank malware attack in Pune, which led to the siphoning of Rs 94.42 crore, has revealed that hackers had failed in their first attempt to hack into the international money transfer system. However, this had gone unnoticed, said sources in the police department.

PYUTHAN, June 28: Petroleum pump operators in the district have filed a complaint at the police, stating that fuel theft during transport was on the rise. They said that supplies that pumps receive are lower than what the Nepalgunj depot of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) dispatches.

3 held on gold, cash theft charge

June 23, 2018 16:30 pm

KATHMANDU, June 23: Metropolitan Police Range Office, Kathmandu has arrested three people with stolen ornaments and cash.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Government monitoring teams mobilized to curb electricity theft have arrested two ward chairmen, in Kavre and Saptari districts, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The government has decided that District Administration Offices (DAOs) will work in close coordination with branch offices of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to curb electricity theft.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The government is set to launch a special campaign to check power pilferage propping up in the country.

Theft at village council office

May 21, 2018 04:00 am

SARLAHI, May 21: There has been a theft at the village council office of Chakraghatta Rural Municipality, Sarlahi.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Police in the Kathmandu Valley said about two-thirds of the mobile phone theft victims are women.

Eight arrested for power theft

February 15, 2018 13:55 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 15: A joint team from the Nepal Electricity Authority, Biratnagar and the District Police Office, Morang on Wednesday night arrested eight persons on charge of theft of electricity. They were taken under control from Katahari Rural Municipality-6 in the district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising has warned that the electric utility could cut off power supply to various areas of Lalitpur if people there do not cooperate to control electricity theft.

CIB may probe cyber theft in NIC Asia

October 26, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police is likely to take over the investigation into the recent cyber attack against NIC Asia Bank Ltd through the bank's SWIFT system after the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) concluded that there was a criminal motive behind the case.

SEOUL, July 19: North Korea carries out public executions on river banks and at school grounds and marketplaces for charges such as stealing copper from factory machines, distributing media from South Korea and prostitution, a report issued on Wednesday said.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) is installing security locking system in petroleum tankers to control theft of petroleum products.

CHITWAN, Feb 7: Chitwan police has been clueless about the biggest ever jewellery shop robbery that took place on Thursday night near Shahid Chowk in Narayangadh.

BIRGUNJ, Jan 25: Police arrested two fuel tank drivers red handed and took under control two tankers in Birgunj yesterday.

Teenage boy caught on theft charge

January 24, 2017 14:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Police arrested Nishan Tamang, 16, originally from Chitlang, Makawanpur, currently staying at Anamnagar, Kathmandu, on the charge of theft.

JAJARKOT, Jan 23: The local villagers of Majkot – 6 have been deprived of irrigation facility after someone stole the pipe of the irrigation project.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is planning to reward informants tipping off NEA offices about power theft.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Number of theft cases has gone down in Kathmandu Valley in the fiscal year 2015/2016 as compared to fiscal year 2014/15.