21-year-old engineering student arrested on the charge of hacking the Nepal Army website

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Kathmandu, April 7

Police have arrested a 21-year-old engineering student on the charge of hacking the Nepal Army website.

The arrestee is Sagar Dhakal, a resident of Waling municipality-21 in the Syangja district, currently doing a bachelor’s in engineering at the Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering’s Pashchimanchal Campus, Pokhara.

SSP Nabinda Aryal, the chief of the Nepal Police Cyber Bureau, says Dhakal was arrested following an investigation triggered by the national military organisation reporting its cyberspace was accessed without authorisation.

Dhakal has been brought to Kathmandu for further investigation. He has been remanded for seven days for now.

Websites of government agencies get frequently hacked or attacked in other ways in Nepal.

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