Seen in the press
Read our selection of press reports about Nepal. This is a short description of prison conditions on a national scale. It gives an account of the preceding year’s events.
Source - South Asia Check A woman from Palpa is currently serving her term at the Central Jail in Sundhara, Kathmandu for killing her own child. She is mentally disturbed. “She had beaten her child for…
Source - The Himalayan The Department of Prison Management would replace old and earthquake-damaged prisons in 17 districts with the new ones. The construction will be undertaken in collaboration with…
Source - Kathmandu Post At least seven inmates were injured in a clash that broke out between two groups at the District Prison in Dailekh on Saturday morning.
Source - My Republica A parliamentary panel is close to finalizing a bill on sentencing, which envisions an open jail system for the first time in the country.
Source - Kathmandu Post At least 11 prisoners have died within 5 months of this fiscal year due to lack of proper medical treatment and government hospitals failing to provide free treatments of the inmates.