Incident Reports

Demonstration in Dharan demanding life imprisonment for accused of Rukum West incident


Province 1, Sunsari, Dharan

'Dharan Against Caste Discrimination' staged a demonstration in Dharan on Wednesday demanding life imprisonment for those involved in the killing of Dalit youths in Chaurjahari of Rukum West. The demonstration started from Chhatachowk to Bhanuchowk in which around 300 leaders, activists of various organizations, Dalit organizations, Indigenous organizations, and political parties took part.Police have arrested 18 people including a ward chairman involved in the incident while two others are absconding. The victim's family had lodged an FIR against 20 people. They held the demonstration in Dharan on Wednesday, demanding life imprisonment for the accused.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 300
Actor 1 - Affiliations CSO/NGO
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
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