Incident Reports

Paras Shah mistreats traffic police in Maharajgunj


July 31, Kathmandu - Former prince Paras Shah has mistreated the traffic police stationed at Narayan Gopal Chowk in Maharajgunj. On Friday evening, the on-duty traffic police had questioned him and asked him to wear a helmet. But the controversy escalated when Shah said he never wore a helmet. Then more police arrived. The video of the dispute between the police and Shah has gone viral on social media. It is seen in the video that after some time of the dispute, the police took Paras under control and only allowed him to wear a helmet.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media