Incident Reports

Family of a student vandalized and pickets the house of a teacher accusing him of abating her to commit suicide in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Gauriganj, Ward 3

Family of Soni Rajbanshi a 17-year-old teenage girl of Gauriganj rural-3 studying in grade 11 who committed suicide by hanging vandalized the house of Pawan Kumar Das a teacher of Gauriganj Secondary School on February 9 accusing him of abating Soni to commit suicide. According to her family of Soni, the teacher physically assaulted Soni, and due to the psychological torture, she committed suicide. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Violent demonstration
Secondary Form Vandalism
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na