Incident Reports

Sarlahi locals picket the district administration office demanding justice for Priyanka Bhujel


Madhes, Sarlahi, Lalbandi

Locals picketed the district administration and district police office in Malangwa on August 20 demanding that action should be taken against those arrested on the charge of the murder of Priyanka Bhujel. They chanted slogans and further demanded an impartial investigation of the incident. 16-year-old Priyanka Bhujel of Ranijung in Lalbandi Municipality-17, who was missing since August 15, was found dead in a decaying state near Kalinjor Khola in Lalbandi Municipality-6, some three kilometres away from her house on August  18.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
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