Incident Reports

Traffic police assaults a garbage collector in Surkhet


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar

Khim KC, a  traffic policeman is accused of beating Sunta Damai who lives in the street by collecting plastic, iron and other scrap items in Karnali's capital Birendranagar Bazaar on July 29. The video of the traffic police beating Sunta is now viral on social media. Locals lamented the policeman's highhandedness against an innocent citizen.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Violence against civilians
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media


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