Incident Reports

Ward office padlocks Covid-19 infected person's residence in Bhaktapur


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Ward 10

The ward office at Bhaktapur Municipality Ward 10 has padlocked a house after a 47-year-old resident at the house was infected with Covid-19 on Wednesday. All residents at the house including the infected person and 9 others have been locked in the house after the padlocking by the Ward Office. Ward chairperson Laxmi Prashad Hyaunmikha said that they padlocked the house after a complaint from locals that residents of the building were roaming out. He also claimed that the locals would help the residents of the building with necissities.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 10
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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