Incident Reports

Locals block road to protest against the death of a pedestrian in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Sundarharaicha, Ward 7

Locals blocked the road for about an hour in protest against the incident of a road accident. A 75-year-old pedestrian Mayadevi Pradhan died at Gothgaon of Sundaraharaincha Municipality-7 under East-West Highway after being hit by a tipper (plate number P-1-02-001 Kha 8530) on April 14.

Police said that the accident took place due to high speed. They arrested 32-year-old Chundamani Bhandari, of Urlabari Municipality-3 in Morang. The road blocked by the locals was reopened after the police promised to take action against the negligent.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Road block
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Secondary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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