Locals blocked the East-West Highway in Lamkichuha Municipality in Kailali on November 10 in protest of the murder of a youth in Kailali demanding action against those involved in the murder. 22-year-old Bhupendra Baduwal of Lamki was stabbed to death in a clash between two groups near Siddhartha Hotel in Tikapur Municipality-1 on November 9.
The Far-Western Provincial Traffic Police Office stated that there was a problem in the operation of vehicles after the victims blocked the highway. Police have arrested four people on suspicion of involvement in his murder and are investigating.
|Violent / Non-violent||Nonviolent|
|Primary Form||Road block|
|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)||Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|