Incident Reports

Police Brutality in Janakpur during Lock Down: File False Attempt to Murder Case

2020-04-18

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur, Ward 5

Police mercilessly beat a youth outdoor for shopping to buy essentials during the lockdown in Janakpur. The police later filed a complaint of murder attempt against the victim and his brother. 

Case has been filed against two brothers, namely Amitkumar Singh (28) and his brother Sumitkumar Singh (23), living in ward number 8 of Janakpur Sub- metropolitan city. The police have charged them with the assault of police constable Lalbabu Shah.

Locals have accused the police of trying to cover their act of violence and instead blaming in on the brothers.

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

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