Incident Reports

Protestors clash with police in Garuda of Rautahat


Madhes, Rautahat, Garuda

Police on Thursday clashed with protestors who have been demonstrating regularly in Garuda Bazar demanding an investigation into the death of Bijaya Ram in police custody on August 16. Police had arrested Bijaya Ram on the charge of murder of Niranjan Ram. The protestors have been demanding justice for both the deceased. A clash broke out between supporters of former minister Bishendra Paswan and police in which police fired a few rounds of tear gas after the protesters pelted stones at the police.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Secondary Form Intervention at Protest
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people 30
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
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