Incident Reports

Bhaktapur locals picket Tinkune police post for letting off rape accused


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Locals from Bhaktapur have picketed police Metropolitan Police Circle office in Tinkune for allegedly releasing a person accused of murdering a girl after rape. They blamed that police released the accused because of his political connection. They have been chanting slogans against the police administration demanding action against the guilty. The unnamed girl from Bhaktapur was murdered after rape, they claim. Traffic movements have been affected in Tinkune due to the picketing.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Group of civilians (only Target)
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
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