Incident Reports

Locals in Jhapa obstructed the burial of the corpse of covid-infected


Province 1, Jhapa, Kachankawal, Ward 5

Residents of Pathamari in Kachankawal Rural Municipality-5 obstructed the ambulance by placing large stones carrying the body of the Covid-infected person saying that they will not allow the burial of corona infected body near the settlement. The security personnel then took the ambulance elsewhere. Due to the obstruction, the ambulance was stopped on the road for five hours. 

A 60-year-old man, of Baluwadi in Kachankawal rural municipality-7, who was infected with corona, died at Mechi Covid Treatment Center at 3 am on May 12.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media