Incident Reports

Inmates in Nepalgunj cell protest against facilities cut


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

Inmates in Nepalgunj jail staged a demonstration on October 31 protesting against the cut off of certain facilities to the prisoners. The prisoners who had been inside the jail protested by locking themselves up from inside the cell. After the jail administration appointed a new watchman, tensions have been reported as the watchman and his team cut off prisoners' services immediately after assuming responsibility.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Others
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Local Newspaper - Banke