Incident Reports

Locals blocked east-west highway in protest of a youth's murder in Kailali


Sudurpashchim, Kailali, Lamkichuha

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.

Details and Impacts
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
National/Online Media