Incident Reports

Police beats woman returning after buying medicine


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

A police team deployed under the command of police inspector from Bhrikutimandap has beaten a woman carrying medicine in Kalanki. The incident became public after a video of the incident was posted on youtube. In the video, police can be seen beating the woman with baton following a dispute between police and three persons including the woman, another woman and a man who police are seen trying to take under control with the man-catching device.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media