Incident Reports

Demonstration staged after death due to accident


Province 1, Udayapur, Chaudandigadhi, Ward 7

Two persons were killed in a road accident at Udayapur on Wednesday. The accident took place when a motorcycle bearing plate number Sa 4 Pa 361 collided with a tipper bearing plate number Ba 2 Pa 709 at Chaudandigadi Municipality-7 Latikhola Bhulke at 11 am.

According to SP Bir Bahadur Buda Magar, a tipper assigned to construct Madanbhandari highway collided with a motorcycle traveling from Basha to Beltar. The deceased have been identified as 46-year-old, Khagendra Rai and 45-year-old, Jivan Kumar Sampang, a resident of Ward No. 4, Basha. 

The driver of the tipper has absconded after the accident and the tipper has been taken into police custody. Locals have blocked the highway following the accident. Locals staged demonstration by laying the deceased men's body on the road, demanding stoppage of tipper terror.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Strike/Bandh
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Secondary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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