High Court remands Home Minister Thapa’s brother in custody « Khabarhub
Sunday, July 14th, 2024

High Court remands Home Minister Thapa’s brother in custody

11 February 2020  

Time taken to read : < 1 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: High Court Patan has remanded Naresh Kumar Thapa, the younger brother of Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, in custody, reversing the decision of Kathmandu District Court.

Hearing the case, a joint bench of Chief Judge Nahakul Subedi and Judge Shreeman Kumar Gautam remanded Thapa in custody for further investigation.

A case had been filed at High Court Patan against Thapa on the charge of extorting businessmen in cahoots with a criminal group.

On September 18, a single bench of Judge Medani Paudel of Kathmandu District Court had released Thapa on Rs 100,000-bail.

Six people including Thapa had been accused of extorting businessmen in cahoots with Samirman Singh Basnet, the murder-accused of Chairman of Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal Sharad Kumar Gauchan.



Publish Date : 11 February 2020 06:23 AM

Today’s national news in a nutshell

Khabarhub brings you a glimpse of major developments of the

Six fake examinees arrested at Nepal Police exam

KATHMANDU: Nepal Police apprehended six individuals for attempting to take

Hamas-run health ministry says 71 killed in Israeli strike in Gaza

ISRAEL: The Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza says at least

Nepali Congress sets criteria for ministerial selection

KATHMANDU: The Central Work Performance Committee of the Nepali Congress

How many penalties have there been at EURO final tournaments?

All-time EURO penalties 101 penalties awarded 70 scored 23 saved 8 missed Most penalties