Incident Reports

Citizens stage demonstration in Kathamndu demanding justice for the murder of Rukum West incident


Citizens and family members of ≈Nawaraj Bishwakarma of Rukum West's Bheri municipality-4 and his friends Lokendra Sunar, Sandeep Vishwakarma, Ganesh Budha, Tikaram Sunar and Govind Shahi who were murdered two years ago staged a demonstration in Maitighar Mandala of Kathmandu on May 24 demanding action against the perpetrators and justice for the victims.

Various organizations and civic leaders have been pressing for strict action against the culprits. A report prepared by a team of parliamentarians after an on-site study, which took a week from  2077 BS, concluded that the incident was organized and planned. However, even two years after the incident, the victim's family has not been able to get justice.

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 n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media