Incident Reports

Police charged sticks against demonstrators in Itahari


Province 1, Sunsari, Itahari

Police charged batons on demonstrators who were staging protest in front of police office in Itahari on October 9 demanding punishment for Ram Bhujel of Itahari-5 accused with murdering his brother in law Bhune Chaudhary. Bhujel charged Khukuri on Chaudhary on October 8 in the dispute about domestic issues. The Khukuri attack cut off Chaudhary's hand  who died while undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Health Institute. Police charged sticks after the demonstrators started pelting stones at vehicles around the  police office. The demonstration also stopped the movement vehicles until 12 noon. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Violence against civilians
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to crime
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
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 Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media