KATHMANDU — International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has issued red corner notice against fugitive assembly member of province 4 Rajib Gurung alias Deepak Manange.
Nepal Police headquarters had requested Interpol to issue red corner notice against Manange after the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police report that he was not in the country.
The issuance of red corner notice means police of 192 members countries of Interpol will be searching for Manange.
Earlier in January, the Supreme Court (SC) had convicted Manange along with three others in attempted murder case of Chakre Milan (Milan Gurung) and sentenced him to five years in prison.
Nepal police then sent documents to the Interpol headquarters on February 22 to issue the notice, which Interpol had refused to issue.
Manange, who was elected as an independent candidate to a provincial assembly seat from Manang district, has had several run-ins with the law on numerous criminal charges in the past.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.
On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.
The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.
Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.
The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.
The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.
Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.