Locals of Rainas municipality-4 pelted stones at Area Police Office, Palungtar after a youth who came on a wedding procession died in a beating. Bishnu Kumar Kumal died as a result of beating from locals.
The victim's party demand action against the accusation and compensation for the bereaved families. About 200 people were present at the Palungtar Area Police Office on Thursday. They pelted stones at the police office and some police personnel were injured. To control the crowd, police used 7 rounds of tear gas.
Kumal was killed on Wednesday for eve-teasing. Police arrested 12 people in connection to the incident.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Collective|
|Primary Form||Violent demonstration|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to legal action and access to justice|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||100|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Protesters/demonstrators|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|