Incident Reports

Protest against death of local man in police firing in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Jhapa

Locals of Kamatoli of Jhapa rural municipality-3 have staged a demonstration protesting against the death of a local in police firing on Wednesday evening. 

38-year-old Ramikul Alam was severely injured when security forces fired in retaliation at a group of people who attacked them while on duty. 

APF personnel fired a bullet at a crowd when locals, involved in a dispute on slaughtering an ox, attacked them all of a sudden. 

Alam, who was rushed to the hospital, died while receiving treatment at the Birtamod-based B&C Hospital, according to Durga Prasai, the Chairperson of the hospital.

Irate locals burnt tyres demanding action against the shooter and compensation to the family.

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 N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) APF
Actor 2 - Youth na
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