Tag: Nirmala Pant murder

Pant murder probe: Home Minister says govt committed to bringing culprit to book

Kathmandu, February 6 Once again, Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said the government is committed to bringing the culprit of rape and murder of Nirmala Pant to book. Pant, 13, was found murdered in Kanchanpur district of farwestern Nepal in July last year. Responding to lawmakers’ queries in the House of Representatives […]

Police chief says Pant murder probe is underway, but it may take longer time

Kathmandu, December 10 Inspector General of Nepal Police, Sarbendra Khanal, has reiterated that the national police organisation is rigorously investigating into the rape and murder of Nirmala Pant, a 13-year-old girl from Kanchanpur of farwestern Nepal. Khanal, however, maintains that probing some criminal cases may take longer time than expected. The chief of Nepal Police […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, December 10, 2018

The first event Interprovincial Council meeting held in Kathmandu on Sunday has been the central focus of all major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Monday. The newspapers have covered the issue from different perspectives. Meanwhile, the endorsement of the government’s nomination of four persons for the appointment as Nepal’s ambassadors to […]

Pant murder probe: Police await DNA reports of two suspects

Kathmandu, December 9 Police say they have sent DNA samples of two persons who were recently arrested in connection with the rape and murder of Nirmala Pant in Kanchanpur district five months ago. Reports of their DNA examinations will be out by Sunday evening, police say, adding the documents will inform it they were involved […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, December 7, 2018

Decisions of the Cabinet meeting held earlier this week have received the biggest coverage on the front pages of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Friday. In particular, the newspaper editors and reporters are most concerned about the decision to relocate the ministers’ residence from Pulchok to Bhainsepati and establish state […]

Pant murder probe failure: Police detain 11 demonstrators from Sheetal Niwas

Kathmandu, December 6 Nepal Police on Thursday detained 11 members of a youth group who were staging a protest in front of the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas, in Maharajgunj of Kathmandu. They demonstrators,¬†who wore black bands around their heads with ‘I Nirmala’ slogan, had launched the protest against the government’s failure to conclude investigations into […]