Incident Reports

Locals stage demonstration in Jajarkot demanding action against a murder case


Karnali, Jajarkot, Bheri

The locals demonstrated at the headquarter of Jajarkot district demanding the punishment for the guilty party in the murder of 18-year-old Prakash Jung Shahi from Bheri municipality-3, Syala on November 23. The demonstrators shut down the Khalanga Bazar and rallied across the town before protesting in front of the district administration office. Shah was murdered on November 22, while going to observe a fair at Sanibheri rural municipality-1, Bamnikhet of West Rukum. 

Police have arrested the accused Sarjan Khatri, Shivaraj Pariyar, and Santosh Pariyar of Bheri municipality-1 Kalechaur. Also, Dinesh Kc of Bheri municipality-1 Kalegaun and Kesh Bahadur Budha living at Rawatgaun of the same ward are arrested. The DSP Madhu Kumar Thapa said that they are investigating the case based on the nature of the incident, postmortem report, and call details. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people Not Available
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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