Incident Reports

Police accused of beating drunk locals


Karnali, Mugu, Khatyad

Police from Temporary Police Office at Mathichaur are accused of beating two laborers; 30-year-old Takka Bhandari of Khatyad Rural Municipality-9 and 29-year-old Tilak Rokaya of Khatyad-4 for drinking alcohol.

Bhandari shared that the police assaulted him and Rokaya on Monday evening when he had an argument while buying cigarettes. Khatyad Rural Municipality has prohibited alcohol in all the wards. 

The police arrested Bhandari on July 1 and Rokaya on July 2. Police assaulted both of them.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Torture
Weapons None
Primary Cause Violence in prisons (violence by correction officers, prisoners etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media