Incident Reports

Victims stage demonstration demanding action against loan shark in Siraha


Madhes, Siraha, Lahan

Locals of different villages staged a demonstration on 5 July in front of the Area Police Office at Lahan demanding action against loan shark Rambabu Mahato of Lahan-7 in Siraha, Lahan. The victim and their relatives staged a protest in front of the police office chanting different slogans and demanding action against Mahato who according to them have swindled poor locals. Police state that they are not able to arrested Mahato because of prohibitory order issued by the court.

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 noyouth
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 noyouth
National/Online Media