Incident Reports

Victims of usury stage sit-in in Biratnagar


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

A group of people have staged a sit-in at the court premises demanding action against Sanjay Rauniyar alias Mantu, who was arrested on the charge of  cheating by investing in usury.

The district government prosecutor's office is presenting Mantu in the district court on Tuesday. The victims staged a sit-in on Tuesday morning demanding action against Mantu.

42-year-old Sanjay Rauniyar of Ghogapul Chowk in Biratnagar-9 has been accused of cheating farmers in rural areas by investing loans in meter interest for several years.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media