Nepal | July 08, 2020

Awareness campaign to curb criminal activities

Himalayan News Service
Share Now:

Dadeldhura, September 11

Dadeldhura District Police Office has organised an awareness programme for students of different schools in the district after the suicide rate shot up and criminal activities increased alarmingly of late.

The police team today launched the awareness programme for students of grades XI and XII of Mahendra Namuna Secondary School in which the team informed students about the causes of suicide and also spoke about the criminal activities that had been increasing in the district.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Dadhiram Neupane making students of Mahendra Namuna Secondary School aware of the need to minimise suicide cases in Bagkhor, Dadeldhura, on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Photo: THT

DSP Dadhi Ram Neupane said majority of suicide cases involved plus-two students and that these students were also into crime.

“Plus-two graders as well as students staying away from home choose the path of suicide and engage in criminal activities even over minor domestic dispute in the house,” he said.

DSP Neupane said that unemployment after completion of studies was also a major reason among students committing suicide.

He informed that awareness programme would be launched in all the schools of local levels. DSP Neupane also said that the programme would help minimise such incidents.

According to DPO, as many as 23 persons had committed suicide in the fiscal 2018-19. Similarly, three persons were arrested for illegal activities and six others were held for rape.


A version of this article appears in print on September 12, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

Follow The Himalayan Times on Twitter and Facebook

Recommended Stories:

More from The Himalayan Times:

Transport entrepreneurs deposit vehicle keys at banks in Pokhara

POKHARA: After failing to deposit the loan installment in the wake of extended lockdown, transport entrepreneurs handed-over vehicle keys to bank officials in Pokhara, on Monday. As many as ninety entrepreneurs associated with Prithvi Highway Bus Association handed over the keys to officials Read More...

Protecting the Economically Vulnerable Population

Kathmandu, July 7 What started as a health crisis in the form of the COVID-19 pandemic has now unfolded into a global economic and livelihood crisis. While the ubiquitous quarantines and lockdowns may have saved many lives and provided an additional benefit of  environmental improvement, their e Read More...

Tottenham Hotspur

Keane own goal gives Spurs win over Everton

Keane own goal gives Spurs win Mourinho secures 200th Premier League win Son and Lloris have halftime bust-up LONDON: An own goal by Michael Keane proved the difference as Tottenham Hotspur beat visitors Everton 1-0 in a dour clash on Monday to move up to eighth in the standings an Read More...

Actor Depp takes on UK tabloid in court battle over 'wife beater' claims

LONDON: Johnny Depp begins legal action against a British tabloid on Tuesday in a case that is likely to delve into the private lives of the Hollywood star, his ex-wife actress Amber Heard and a number of other well-known figures. Depp, the 57-year-old star of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" f Read More...

Yanqi-Nepal meet China’s bid to keep NCP united?

Kathmandu, July 6 China’s Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi yesterday met Madhav Kumar Nepal, a senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), raising eyebrows as the meeting took place at a time when the internal rift within the NCP is heading towards a climax. Nepal’s former perma Read More...

Student union asks guardians not to pay school fees

BHOJPUR, JULY 6 Nepal Student Union, Bhojpur, has asked guardians not to pay any fees to schools for the lockdown period. At a time when PABSON and N-PAB- SON have asked guardians to pay fees to schools even for the lockdown period, NSU, Bhojpur, has asked guardians not to pay fees for the loc Read More...

175 suicide deaths in Sudurpaschim during lockdown

DADELDHURA, JULY 6 As many as 175 people have died by suicide during the nationwide lockdown in Sudurpaschim Province. Police said that suicide deaths have been reported from all nine districts of the province from March 24 till date. Police said suicide deaths were more common among males com Read More...

Indian side admits constructing embankment in Dasgaja area

RAUTAHAT, JULY 6 A joint survey team of Nepal and India gauged the Dasgaja area with a global positioning system which showed that the Indian side had constructed an embankment on 200 metres of encroached land in Dasgaja area. India had built a 10-metre tall embankment at Banjaraha of Ishnath Read More...