Incident Reports

Demonstration against the release of Prakashi Malla in Jajarkot

2020-06-28

A demonstration staged at Khalanga, Jajarkot on Sunday protesting against the release of Prakashi Malla, an accused in the killing of six people including Nawaraj BK in Soti of Rukum West, on bail. 

Six people, including Nawaraj BK of Jajarkot, were killed on May 25 due to an inter-caste love affair. 

The district court had ordered the release of Prakashi Malla, mother of Sushma Malla who is said to be Nawaraj's girlfriend, on bail after paying one lakh. After that order, she was released on bail on Friday.  

The demonstration staged at Khalanga on Sunday protesting against the release of Malla, who has been considered as the main abettor of the incident. During the demonstration, protesters chanted slogans protesting the release of the main accused of the incident.  






Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 50
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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