Incident Reports

Prohibitory order in Bardibas after one protestor shot dead by police

2020-11-25

Province 2, Mahottari, Bardibas, Ward 14

The Mahottari administration issued a prohibitory order in Bardibas under tension after a 40-year-old man Budhhiraj Neupane who protesting over the murder of a 6-year-old girl was shot dead by police during demonstrations on November 24.

The prohibitory order starts from 9 am on Nov. 25 to 6 am Nov. 26 for Rato Khola of Ward No. 1, Maisthan of Ward No. 5, Gauriwas (Patu) of Ward No. 3 and Hattilet Quarter Chowk of Ward No. 8 .No more than 5 people will be allowed to gather in the area but the East-West Highway will remain smooth.

Gulab of Bardibas-14, was killed by Arun Kumar Sah. Her body was found murdered and dumped in a bag on Nov 23. Locals outraged after the incident and even set fire on Sah's house.Some were injured in firing by police during demonstrations.  Neupane's death has further angered the locals. They have blocked the East-West Highway in the morning demanding action against the police.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Curfew/prohibitory order issues by the state
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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