Incident Reports

Dalit organization demands action against SP over death of inmate in detention


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Dalit Janamat Association has staged a demonstration against the death of inmate Paltu Ravidas while under detention at District Police Office Dhanusha. Organizing the demonstration at Janakpur today afternoon, the association has demanded action against SP Prakash Ranabhat. They have also demanded an investigation into the incident and compensation to the family of the deceased inmate. Ravidas who was in police detention on the charge of Assault Case was found dead at the toilet of the detention center. His family believes that he was murdered.

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 Dalit Organizations
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
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