Incident Reports

Gangster 'Deepak Manangey' held for extortion in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Police arrested notorious gangster Rajiv Gurung aka ‘Deepak Manangey’ from Kathmandu late on Thursday for his alleged involvement in extortion. He was arrested last night along with his accomplice Rajkumar Singh. Metropolitan Police Range Chief SSP Bikram Singh Thapa said Manangey was arrested for investigation after complaints were filed against him for extorting money. However, he did not divulge the details of the charges against the gangster. Manangey has been facing a disproportionate property case at the special court on the charges of amassing illegal property through criminal activities. His case is pending at the Special Court. He gained notoriety because of his criminal activities in Thamel and owns a night business in Kathmandu. Nepal Police have been arresting new and old gangsters in recent times. Last week police opened fire at Jaswant Rai of Bafal before arresting him at Babarmahal, Kathmandu. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Extortion
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other types of criminal activity
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Criminal
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media