The producer and director of ‘Chhaka Panja’, Deepak Raj Giri and Deepa Shree Niraula have asked the police to investigate against themselves in a request letter submitted to the police. After returning from their Europe tour Deepak and Deepa had visited the police station to ask them to investigate the case of a suicide that was told to be caused after they threatened the victim.
A video about their visit to police (credit Onlinekhabar)
Chhaka Panja Piracy and suicide
After the piracy of the hit movie ‘Chhaka Panja’ the police had arrested 4 guys. The accused had shared the video of the movie with their friends. When the police found that they had only shared the video for entertainment and not for money, they released the guys.
It has been quite a while since the hit Nepali movies were leaked to the market. Movies like ‘Pashupati Prasad’, ‘Jhola’, ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’, ‘Resham Filili’, ‘Prem Geet’ are some of the movies that were pirated. Some of those movies were the censor copies sent to the government body of censoring movies, Film Development Board (FDB).
In a recent report, the pirates of hit movie of Bhuwan KC, ‘Dreams’, were arrested by the police. It turned out that the employees of the company that had purchased the DVD and YouTube rights of the movie, Highlihgts Nepal, were involved in the piracy. Few days earlier, KC had lodged a complain against pirates for a damage amount of Rs. 10 million. After the arrest of the employees, Highlights Nepal and Bhuwan KC have agreed upon an undisclosed damage amount.
To help general public, Nepal Police has launched a new mobile phone app, Hamro Police. In an event organized in Kathmandu on July 5, actress Namrata Shrestha has launched the app. Speaking at the ceremony Namrata believed that the app will bring the public closer to the police.
Namrata said, “I believe, the app will help the police to in performing their duties.” She also asked everybody to help the police to make the society safe. DIG Bigyan Raj Sharma also highlighted the importance of the app in the age of mobile technology. The app allows public to report an incident so that police can take an action. It also collect public complaint and allows SMS reporting of incidents. The app also informs the public about police alerts and gives the location of the nearest police stations.