Incident Reports

Tarun Dal, Dhading staged demonstration


Bagmati, Dhading, Nilakantha

Tarun Dal, Dhading staged demonstration protesting the arrest of Radhakrishna Bhandari(Radhe), Vice-President of Tarun Dal, Dhading.

The Tarun Dal District Committee has warned with the ultimatum to release its vice-president within 24 hours. Issuing a memorandum with the signature of Tarun Dal Dhading's President Gopal Bishwakarma, the district committee has demonstrated at the gate of the District Police Office. The press conference was also conducted demanding release.

Police arrested Radhe under the murder act on Thursday. A knife was also recovered from him. According to Rajkumar Baidawar, Head SP of District Police Office, Dhading Bhandari's group was arrested from Gajuri Rural Municipality-2, who was having an argument with the locals.

Along with Bhandari, Sujan Lama, Bimal Shahi Thakuri, Kaji Shakya, Samir Thapa were also arrested. Baidawar informed that a file under an attempt to murder and misbehaving Police on duty has been lodged against them by taking 5 days extension order form District Court, Dhading. Tarun Dal, however, protested, claiming that Radhe was not involved in any of the incidents. They have demanded immediate release saying that he was arrested for the purpose of trapping him.   




Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media