Over 5,000 arrested in six months, Fine collection exceeds 1.19 billion rupees

KATHMANDU: In the first half of the current fiscal year, Nepal Police has apprehended a total of 5,364 individuals, marking a significant enforcement effort.

According to Nepal Police spokesperson Bhim Prasad Dhakal, these arrests have resulted in the collection of fines exceeding 1.19 billion rupees. Additionally, court-ordered sentences totaling 2,135 years, 10 months, and 26 days have been imposed on the offenders.

The revenue generated from these fines represents a substantial increase, with a staggering 313 percent rise compared to the same period last year, indicating a heightened enforcement drive.

The arrests were distributed across various regions, with 54 individuals apprehended in CIB Maharajgunj, 613 in the Kathmandu Valley, 825 in Koshi Province, 1,797 in Madhesh Province, 522 in Bagmati Province, 447 in Gandaki Province, 916 in Lumbini Province, 86 in Karnali Province, and 107 in Sudur Paschim Province.

This robust enforcement effort underscores the commitment of Nepal Police to uphold law and order and ensure the safety and security of citizens across the nation.

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