Incident Reports

Police fires tear gas fired to stop locals' protest in Chitwan


Bagmati, Chitawan, Bharatpur, Ward 7

Chitwan police used tear gas to disperse the crowd during a protest over a child's death in a bus accident. On October 10, an 8-year-old boy was killed when a bus (Ba 1 Pa 1284) hit him at Bharatpur Metropolitan City-7 Bikas Chowk. The boy was rushed to Bharatpur Hospital, where doctors declared him dead, according to DSP Thapa. Locals had also protested on the same issue. According to the police, they use tear gas to keep the crowd under control.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Mob (only Perpetrator)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media