Incident Reports

Six NSU leaders arrested on charge of protesting against Chure's exploitation


Police arrested six leaders of the Nepal Students Union (NSU) from Sorakhutte, Kathmandu on the charge of protesting against the exploitation of Chure. They were protesting against the government's unconstitutional move, increased prices of petroleum products, and inflation.

The arrested are identified as Prashant Lamichhane, Sagar Babu Bhatt, Santosh Shrestha, Shaktiman Tamang, Sabin Bhandari, and Laxman Bhatt. General Secretary of the Nepali Union Deepak Bhattarai demanded immediate and unconditional release of the arrested leaders.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Secondary Form Detention of Protesters
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Association
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
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
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