Incident Reports

Agitated locals vandalize municipality's office in Kanchanpur

2020-08-12

Province 7, Kanchanpur, Krishnapur

Agitated locals vandalized the office of Krishnapur Municipality, Kanchanpur on August 12, after a woman Radha Od, who was in the quarantine of Mahakali Secondary School died due to electrocution on August 11 evening. They protested against the local government for their gross negligence.

According to the employee of the municipality, glasses of windows and doors of more than 6 rooms including the meeting room was broken. 

They have padlocked the ward office as well.

Armed police removed the protesters from the office.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Secondary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Quarantine Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 75
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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