Incident Reports

NCP cadres accuse police of torturing them in detention


Bagmati, Sindhupalchok, Chautara Sangachok Gadhi

Cadres of Netra Bikram Chand led NCP who were arrested from Sindhupalchok accused the police of torturing them in detention. Police had arrested arrested 17 cadres of NCP on March 1 after the government declared a ban on the party. They reported about the torture to their lawyer during a hearing on Friday at Sindhupalchok District Court. The arrested cadres reported that police tortured them by hitting them with pipes and have demanded the protection of their human rights.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Torture
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Violence in prisons (violence by correction officers, prisoners etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 17
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 17
Female Injured 3
Youth Injured 3
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