Incident Reports

Dairy farmer beaten by police citing violation of lockdown


Gandaki, Tanahun, Byas, Ward 1

34-year-old Ishworraj Pantha a dairy farmer from Byas Municipality-14 was beaten by police on March 25 while he was going to deliver milk to his customers on his scooter. According to Pantha, police beat him on Wednesday evening at Bhadgau of Byas Municipality-1 saying that he broke the lockdown imposed throughout the country. The government had decided to allow delivery of essential items including milk during the lockdown. Police also held Pantha into custody at District Police Office for three hours.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth