Incident Reports

Pathao riders assaulted during the transport entrepreneur's strike in Lalitpur


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Lalitpur

Transport businessmen went on strike today with a seven-point demand that not only the transport in the capital was disrupted, but also a state of anarchy was witnessed. The protesters not only obstructed public transport but also punched the pathao riders. The so-called peaceful strike turned chaotic. Groups of transport businessmen's organizations obstructed private vehicles in some places and targeted the pathao riders.

Pathao's driver was stopped and beaten by the protesters. Three drivers of Pathao were beaten in Ekantakuna of Lalitpur. The driver of Pathao, who was carrying passengers, was stopped and beaten at around 1 pm. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Access/control of economic markets (syndicates, market relocation)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth na
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