Incident Reports

Twelve injured in a clash between police and law practitioners in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Ward 11

A clash broke out between police and the law practitioners who were demonstrating demanding the resignation of Cholendra Shamsher Jabara, chief justice. Twelve people, including Bar Chairman Chandeshwar Shrestha, have been injured in the incident. Police claimed that force was used after the demonstrators tried to break the security cordon. 

Lawyers including Bar Chairman Shrestha, Kapil Pokhrel, Raman Karna, Yuvraj Bhandari, Gopal Sapkota, Rishi Ram Ghimire and Prakash Maharjan were injured in the sit-in at the Supreme Court premises.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Labor organization, trade unions and other organizations based on economic demands
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 12
Female Injured n/a
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media