Incident Reports

Neighbours padlock Covid-19 patient's house in Bhaktapur


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Madhyapur Thimi

Locals of Bhulankhel in Bhaktapur have padlocked the house of a 37-year-old woman after she tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday. They padlocked her house but opened the lock after some time. The same locals gathered before her house on Sunday morning after municipal health workers and police team came to her house and demanded the house to be locked. Local representatives stated that locking Covid-19 infected persons's house was not the solution.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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