Incident Reports

Two arrested on charge of protesting against prohibitory order in Rupandehi


Police arrested two persons, including Arjun Kurmi, the main leader of the protesting group, in Rupandehi on the charge of chanting slogans and burning tires in protest of the prohibitory order issued to contain the spread of Covid-19.

According to Rupandehi Police, some youths chanted slogans and also urged the locals to open all the markets. on June 5. The prohibitory order is imposed in Rupandehi till June 13.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media