Incident Reports

Road blocked protesting against death in road accident


Province 1, Dhankuta, Chhathar Jorpati, Ward 2

25-year-old tempo driver Dasaratha Pakhrin of Dhankuta-2 and 42-year-old passenger Sanghe Sherpa of Tehrathum Chhathar Rural Municipality-1died when the tempo collided with a Taylor around 12:00 pm on Monday.

Relatives of the deceased have blocked Koshi highway road by demonstrating in Dhankuta's Chhatar Jorpatti Rural Municipality-2, Falcha demanding compensation from Taylor's owner.

They said that they will continue their protest until their demands are not met.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people 30
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Morang