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Jhapa: Nepal police rescue Indian child from abductors’ clutches

Kathmandu, December 12 Police in Jhapa district of eastern Nepal say they have rescued a seven-year-old Indian child from the clutches of abductors recently. Mahaphuj Alam from Kishorpur, Supaul of India, was missing since Thursday last week. After learning that he had been taken to Nepal, police on Tuesday rescued him. DSP Bhim Prasad Dhakal, […]

Four Jhapa locals killed in late night house fire

Jhapa, November 26 Four members of a family were killed when their house caught fire in Shivasatakshi of Jhapa district in eastern Nepal, on late Sunday night. The victims have been identified as Laxman Khanal (35), his wife Radhika (32), their four-year-old daughter Chandra and four-month-old son Tika Ram. Their house in Laljhoda, Shivasatakshi Municipality-7, […]

Province 1 minister accused of threatening to kill Jhapa local

Kathmandu, November 4 A local of Gauradaha in Jhapa district has accused his Provincial Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Hikmat Karki, of threatening to kill him. Tanka Khanal from Gauradaha Municipality-2 has filed a complaint at the local police station stating the minister threatened to kill him over a local road construction project. Earlier, […]

Jhapa trader murders own partner

Kathmandu, September 11 A textile trader has been found murdered in Barhadashi, Gaurigaj Rural Municipality-6 of Jhapa district on Tuesday. Police have suspected that Khem Raj Paudel (38) was murdered by his own business partner Shradam Hussein. They say Hussein resorted to a knife attack over a financial dispute. Paudel was missing since last night. […]

Jhapa man held for marital rape

Jhapa, August 6 Police in Jhapa district of eastern Nepal have arrested a man for allegedly raping own wife. Police made the arrest acting on a complaint filed by the suspect’s 22-year-old wife in Birtamod Municipality of the district. The alleged victim has claimed in her complaint that her husband would force serve to sex […]

26-year-old woman arrested for allegedly planting explosive in Jhapa

Jhapa, May 13 A 26-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly planting a ‘socket bomb’ at the garage of Suryodaya Yatayat Pvt Ltd office in the district on Sunday. The improvised explosive device had exploded this morning at the office in Mechinagar. The arrestee Smriti Rijal is affiliated to Nepal Communist Party, informed SP Bishnu […]