Incident Reports

Businessmen in Janakpur agitated against police highhandedness

2020-08-28

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Businessmen including some officials of FNCCI Janakpur took out a motorcycle rally on Friday afternoon protesting against police highhandedness on some local shopkeepers in on Friday morning. Participants at the protest rally chanted slogans against the local administration. Police had beaten some local businessmen on Friday morning, accusing them of opening business defying the prohibitory order issued by the local administration to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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 N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Chamber of Commerce and entrepreneur's associations
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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