Incident Reports

Dispute between police and locals in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Barhadashi, Ward 5

A dispute broke out between police and locals at Bahardashi Rural Municipality-5, Phulbari, Jhapa after the police stopped the auto driver for violating prohibitory order. Locals alleged the driver was beaten by the police after he did not stop the auto. Auto driver Tofik Alam sustained a minor injury in the incident. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media