Incident Reports

Terai Times: Janakpur businessman protest against police assault on coworker

2018-01-31

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Businessman in Janakpur protested against police in accusation of assault on a coworker. They staged a demonstration against Police after police assaulted businessman Nitesh Singh of Murali chowk. They have accused the police of assaulting Nitesh while they were removing hoarding board and pamphlets of the town. The businessman group blocked the road and closed the town demanding action against the perpetrator. After the agreement between police the protest program had taken back. In the agreement police will take action against perpetrator after victim's complaint. जनकपुरका व्यवसायीले सहकर्मी पिटिएको भन्दै बजार बन्द गराएर प्रहरीविरुद्ध नाराबाजी गरेका छन् । फुटपाथ खाली गराउने र अनावस्यक पोस्टर पम्प्लेट , होर्डिंग बोर्ड हटाउने क्रममा प्रहरीले मुरली चोकका कपडा पसल संचालक नितेश सिंहलाई कुटपिट गरेको भन्दै व्यवसायी बिरोधमा उत्रेका हुन् । बिरोधमा उत्रेका व्यवसायीले बजार बन्द गराएर चक्काजाम समेत गरेका थिए । चक्काजामपछि उधोग बाणिज्य संघ र प्रहरीबीच पिडितको उजुरीका आधारमा दोषीलाई कारबाही गर्ने सहमति भएको व्यवसायीले जनाएका छन् ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Road block
Primary Cause Others types of mob justice
Secondary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals , Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Local Newspaper - Dhanusha , Local Newspaper - Rautahat

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