Incident Reports

Employees padlock cement factory in Hetauda for two days


Employees and locals of the Riddhi Siddhi Cement Industry in Churiyamai, Hetauda padlocked the industry for two days demanding the punishment of their General Manager (GM), Lokendra Bahadur Malla, on the charge of manhandling a female employee.

GM Malla allegedly misbehaved and assaulted a female employee on March 1 and was arrested on the basis of the complaint lodged by the victim at the District Police Office, Makawanpur. Further investigation into the case is underway.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 1 day
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media