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Pant murder: IGP says probe needs time as PM reminds him of cost of mishandling

Kathmandu, October 11 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli suggested that Nepal Police investigate into the mysterious rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant of Kanchanpur district around three months ago and book the perpetrators at the earliest. Speaking at a function organised on the occasion of Nepal Police Day at the Police Headquarters in Naxal, […]

Ruling party’s student unions demand IGP Khanal sacked

Kathmandu, October 4 Student unions close to ruling Nepal Communist Party have demanded that the government sack Inspector General of Nepal Police, Sarbendra Khanal, as he has turned inefficient to perform his duty. Leaders of All Nepal National Free Students Union and All Nepal National Independent Students Union-Revolutionary led a delegation to the Home Minister […]

Pant murder: Protesters picket Singhadarbar, demand Home Minister’s resignation

Kathmandu, October 4 A group of youth on Thursday picketed the southern gate of Singhadarbar, the country’s central administrative complex, and demanded that Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa resign. The youth had launched the demonstration protesting the government’s inability to conclude the investigation into the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant in Bhimdatta Nagar […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Thursday have given priority to a host of topics from multiple spheres. The statement of Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa over the probe into rape and murder of Nirmala Pant in Bhimdatta Nagar of Kanchanpur district around two months ago has been covered on the […]

Pant murder probe: Home Minister, police chief at odds over officials’ suspension

Kathmandu, September 16 Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Nepal Police Inspector General Sarbendra Khanal have been at odds over the suspension of five police officials that the Ministry decided on Saturday. Upon a recommendation from the probe committee formed to investigate into the rape and murder of Nirmala Pant in Bhimdutta Nagar of Kanchanpur, […]

Home Minister: Govt maintained peace and security at its best in past six months

Kathmandu, September 14 Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa claims the government maintained peace and security at its best in past six months, since he was appointed to the post. When lawmakers during the meeting of the House of Representatives today quizzed the Minister over recent reports about rapes and murders among other crimes from across […]