Incident Reports

Bara: Forest ranger troops brutally beats three persons accused of timber smuggling in the custody


Madhes, Bara, Jitpur Simara

Forest Ranger Troops of Bara is accused of brutally beating three men in the custody on August 22 who were arrested on the charge of timber smuggling The victims are identified as 52-year-old Shivlakahan Chaudhary of Jitpur Simara sub-metropolitan-17, 29-year-old Bishal Chaudhary of Karaiyamai rural municipality-1, and 42-year-old Nabi Miya Ansari of Harrinya in Karaiyamai-2. Though the victims claimed physical violence used by the troops inside the custody after their arrest, the Head of the office has denied the claims. They sustained injuries in their legs and back but are still kept in the detention cell of the office without any general treatment.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Violence during arrest/detention
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Violence in prisons (violence by correction officers, prisoners etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 3
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