Nepal | July 05, 2020

Police arrest 57 persons involved in criminal activities

Rastriya Samachar Samiti
Share Now:

Kathmandu, February 16

Police have arrested 57 people from various parts of Kathmandu district for their involvement in criminal activities. They were arrested last night as part of crime control campaign launched by the Metropolitan Police Circle, Maharajgunj.

The arrestees, including 40 men, 16 women and a third gender, were found to have been involved in criminal activities ranging from flesh trade, rape and robbery, said Deputy Inspector General of Police Bishworaj Pokharel. The arrestees include owner of Shivapuri Guest House, Binod Bhattarai, owner of Mustang Guest House, Narendra Pomu, owner of Baglung Hotel, Som Bahadur Tamang, alleged pimps Bishnu Thapa, Ashok Pomu, Kamal Kalakheti and alleged rapist Shan Kaji Darji.

Investigation into the arrestees was under way, said DIG Pokharel, adding that since the campaign was launched five months ago, around 1,000 people have faced action for their involvement in illegal activities. A police team also destroyed 100 litres of homemade liquor seized from various bars and restaurants in Gongabu Bus Park area.


A version of this article appears in print on February 17, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.


Follow The Himalayan Times on Twitter and Facebook

Recommended Stories:

More from The Himalayan Times:

917 Nepalis rescued

KATHMANDU, JULY 3 The government which has been rescuing stranded Nepalis abroad repatriated 917 Nepali citizens and two dead bodies today through six different chartered flights. As per the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) office based at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal A Read More...

North Korea says no need to sit down with US for talks

SEOUL: North Korea does not feel the need to have talks with the United States, which would be nothing more than “a political tool” for Washington, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Saturday, ahead of a U.S. envoy’s visit to South Korea. Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said negotiat Read More...

Two women found dead in jungle near Dhangadhi

DHANGADHI: Two women have been found dead in a jungle near Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City-7 of Kailali district. Goma BK, 19, and Karishma Raut, 23, of Dhangadhi-7 were found dead in Beli jungle, informed police. According to Kailali District Police Office Spokesperson, Deputy Superintendent Read More...

Colombia sex workers

Colombian army fires 31 members for alleged sex abuse against minors

BOGOTA: The Colombian army said on Friday it fired 31 of its members accused of involvement with sexual abuse or violence against minors, amid recent accusations of sex abuse of young girls by soldiers. At least 118 members of the army have been investigated since 2016 for sex crimes against mino Read More...

Mexican soldiers kill 12 in cartel clash near border

MONTERREY: Mexican soldiers killed 12 alleged drug cartel members wearing military gear in the violent border city of Nuevo Laredo on Friday, Tamaulipas state security officials said, in another instance of mass murders that have driven Mexico’s homicides. Officials said armed gunmen clad in mi Read More...

Four killed in separate road accidents in Province 1

PANCHTHAR: Two persons died in a tractor accident that occurred in Aathrai Rural Municipality-5, Tehrathum district on Friday evening. The deceased have been identified as local residents Lalit Khabas (38) and Shyam Magar (40). The tractor (Me 1 Ta 6219) heading towards Sukepokhari from Chuhan Read More...

Clash ensues as police stop local farmers from ploughing fields in Khokana

KATHMANDU: A clash has occurred between local farmers and police personnel in Khokana, Lalitpur district, today. The clash erupted as security personnel stopped farmers from ploughing fields. It has been reported that a few security personnel were injured in the clash. Police even fired severa Read More...

Locals at risk while crossing river using suspension bridge in Bajura

BAJURA: Incessant rainfall in Bajura has raised the water level of Budhiganga River to touch Taprisera suspension bridge leaving commuters, who use the bridge to cross the river, at a great risk. The bridge, which connects Tribeni Municipality and Budhiganga Municipality, is getting partially sub Read More...