Incident Reports

11 school coordinators arrested on charge of defying government decision in Saptari


A team including the Chief District Officer, Security Officer, and the Chief of Rajbiraj Municipality Police arrested coordinators of 11 private schools in Saptari on the charge of defying the government's decision. With the increasing cases of coronavirus, the government had instructed all the schools in the district headquarters Rajbiraj to remain closed till mid-May. 

Those taken into custody are now being kept at the District Police Office. Chief District Officer Pokharel informed that today's meeting will decide on the steps to be taken against them.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other state institutions
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 11
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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