Incident Reports

Locals padlock ward office in Darchula over embezzlement of social security allowance


Sudurpashchim, Darchula, Lekam, Ward 5

Locals of Lekam Rural Municipality-5 padlocked the ward office after finding that officials at the ward had been issuing senior citizen social security allowance in the name of a deceased person. Locals padlocked the ward office demanding action against those involved in embezzling social security allowance in the name of Haridatta Joshi who is already deceased.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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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