Incident Reports

Two arrested on charge of abusing on-duty police in Bhaktapur


Police arrested two persons on December 14, on the charge of abusing a policeman on duty at Chyamasingh Suryamadhi in Katpur Municipality-9. Among the arrested are the 32-year-old Vijay Nakarmi and 19-year-old Hrithik Prajapati from Bhaktapur municipality-9.

The policeman was handling the case of the lost mobile phone of Gita Koju, a resident of the same place. The policeman found the phone and was handing it over to the owner. Vijay and Hrithik suddenly assaulted and abused the police officer immediately after this incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
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