Incident Reports

Makawanpur police arrest 7 for anti-election activities


Bagmati, Makawanpur, Hetauda, Ward 10

Police in the Makawanpur district in central Nepal have arrested seven persons on the charge of carrying out anti-election acting on the voting day of the federal and parliamentary elections.

The arrestees are district-level leaders of the CPN-Majority (Bahumat) party, according to DSP Tek Bahadur Karki.

They were arrested at Bus Park, Hetauda-7 at around 10 am while they were campaigning against the elections.

Karki says the arrestees have been kept at the District Police Office for further investigation and action.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Primary Cause Contestation regarding implementation and legitimacy of election
Actor 1 - Number of people 7
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media