Incident Reports

Police baton-charges man while going out to fetch milk for child in Janakpurdham


Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur, Ward 2

Police have baton-charged Kalyan Kumar Karna, a resident of Janakpurdham Sub-metropolitan City-2 Shivachowk while he had gone to fetch milk for his son. Police made him lie on the road at Kadamchowk and beat him with a baton saying he broke the lockdown. The incident became public after he revealed it over Facebook live. He sustained blue marks all over his body in the beating.

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 N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
National/Online Media