Incident Reports

Tempo drivers stage demonstration


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar, Ward 12

Tempo drivers of Biratnagar staged a demonstration for a few hours on Sunday demanding the arrested of Kiran Lama, a local goon, accused of killing 19-year-old Shankar Kumar Mishra of  Biratnagar metropolitan city-12, son of one of the tempo drivers by hitting Mishra with his car on Saturday night over a dispute.

Mishra, who was riding a motorcycle bearing plate number Ko 35 Pa 5634 sustained serious injury after Lama's vehicle bearing plate number Ba 20 Cha 740 died while undergoing treatment at  Birat Nursing hospital.

According to police, Lama, parked the vehicle involved in the incident at his home in Birat metropolitan city-6 and went on the run.

Police are looking for him. Police arrested Lama's brother Melis Lama after he tried to obstruct the police from conducting a search at Lama's home.

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 N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
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
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Morang