Incident Reports

Demonstration staged in Janakpur action against tourist police who beat teenager


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Locals of Janakpurdham staged a demonstration in Janakpurdham on Thursday demanding action against two policemen who beat 16-year-old teenager Roshan Chaudhary for refusing to give money to the police.

The irate locals protested the incident of assault on the teenager by burning tyres at the main road in Janaki chowk. They also staged a demonstration before District Police Office Dhanusha. Tourist police Prem Shankar Yadav had beaten Chaudhary, a coconut seller. He also beat Sushil Karna who took a video while Yadav was beating Chaudhary.

Locals have demanded severe action against Yadav.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Bara