Incident Reports

One dozen injured as police baton charge victim's of loan shark during protest in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Chandragiri, Ward 15

A dozen protestors were injured on September 12 when police charged batons on victims of loan shark who were preparing to come to Maitighar Mandala in Kathmandu from Chandragiri municipality-15. Police tried to suppress the demonstrators who were trying to continue their demonstration against the loan sharks which has been continuing since 41 days. Police charged batons to the demonstrators and the demonstrators started to chant slogans against police and the government.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Excessive Use of Force
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 12
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