Incident Reports

Police assaults vegetable vendor in Mirchaiya


Madhes, Siraha, Mirchaiya, Ward 7

A woman vegetable vendor has been injured after being beaten by Police in Mirchaiya Municipality-7, Siraha.

41-year-old Sitadevi Sah,  who went to the nearby consumer’s house to sell vegetable, was beaten by police on Sunday saying she violated lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Locals took Sah to a nearby clinic for treatment. The local administration had imposed a prohibitory order in the municipal area.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
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