Incident Reports

Man arrested for denigrating Police Chief on Facebook post


Sudurpashchim, Achham, Mangalsen

Police arrested Shankar BK aka Rythmn BC from Mangalsen in Achham on Saturday on the charge of abusing Police Chief on a facebook post. In the post, he wrote ' This corrupt man is responsible for framing Rabi Lamichhane.....'/The post was shared over 500 times. 

It was informed that action would be initiated against BK under the Electronic Transaction Act. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Kanchanpur