Incident Reports

Demonstration in Golbazar of Siraha demanding arrest of those involved in the murder of Ram Kumar Sada


Madhes, Siraha, Golbazar

The situation of the Golbazar of Siraha has become tense. Mayor of Golbazar Municipality Devnath Sah informed that the locals have blocked the East-West Highway saying that the police have not yet arrested the person who stabbed 26-year-old Ram Kumar Sada of Golbazar Municipality-6 to death. Locals blocked the East-West Highway saying that the police have not fulfilled their commitment to arrest the accused within 24 hours.

When police tried to open the blocked roads, the protesters pelted stones at the police. After that, the police have also charged batons. Mayor Sah said that some people from both the protesters and the police were injured.Ram Kumar Sada's friend Nikesh is always seriously injured in the stabbing. The body of the deceased has not been identified by the family.

 The protesters demanded the arrest of the person who was stabbed to death, free treatment of the injured and compensation to the family of the deceased. They have also accused the police of not wanting to arrest the culprit due to financial temptation.

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
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