Motilal Bohara
मोतीलाल बोहरा
15th Inspector General of Nepal Police
In office
February, 1993 – February 1997
MonarchKing Birendra
Prime MinisterGirija Prasad Koirala
Preceded byRatna Shumsher J.B.R.
Succeeded byAchyut Krishna Kharel
Personal details
OccupationPolitician, Police officer

Moti Lal Bohara was the chief of Nepal Police from 1993-1997. He succeeded Ratna Shumsher J.B.R. as the police chief and was succeeded by Achyut Krishna Kharel.[1]

It was during his tenure as chief that the "People's War" in Nepal began. He is the last known officer to have remained IGP for a full term (4 years).[2][3][4][5][6]

As of 2014, Former police chief Moti Lal Bohara is involved as founding member of Maalika Development Bank in Dhangadi.[7]


  1. ^ "Police History - Ex-Chief of Police". Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  2. ^ Nepal Press Digest 1998 - 42 p.259 "Motilal Bohara, a former Inspector-General of Police, formally joined the Nepali Congress as a loyal worker in his home district of Achham. (Rising Nepal, August 29). In Achham, 120 workers of the UML formally joined the NC".
  3. ^ Nepal Police Mirror, 2011
  4. ^ "Ex-IGP Bohara convicted of graft: sent to jail for 18 months". The Himalayan.
  5. ^ "Special Court convicts ex-IGP Bohora of corruption; slaps 18 months jail sentence". nepalnews.com. 3 April 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Ekantipur, 2012".
  7. ^ "Ex-police officers in alternative professions". Archived from the original on 2014-04-13. Retrieved 2014-04-12.