Incident Reports

Stones pelted at police office demanding action against murderer


Gandaki, Gorkha, Palungtar

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.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Violent demonstration
Weapons Blunt weapon
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
Total Injured 3
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