Incident Reports

Police unlock Tila Rural Municipality padlocked by unidentified group


Karnali, Jumla, Tila

JUMLA, July 8: Police on Monday has unlocked two doors of the office of Tila Rural Municipality in Jumla district padlocked by an unidentified group.

The motive of the unidentified group who padlocked the municipality is still unknown, police says. 

Regular operations of the municipality have been resumed after the door was unlocked by the police, informed  Harichandra Nepali, Chief Administrative Officer at the District Administration Officer.

A team of police personnel has been mobilized in the area for the protection of the municipality. 

Just one day before the incident, cadres of the outlawed party led by Netra Bikram Chand had organized a torch rally in Ward-4 of the municipality according to the locals.  

Meanwhile, cadres of Chand-led party on Sunday padlocked the offices of different local level bodies in Achham district.

Police have suspected them of padlocking the office of Tila Rural Municipality.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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