Incident Reports

Ward member sustains broken hand as police use force in Shankarapur


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Shankharapur

A ward member of ward 3 in Shankarapur municipality of Kathmandu sustained injury when police used force against locals protesting against construction of substation at Lapsiphedi. Ward member Bijaya Lama sustained broken hand when police clashed with locals. Police also arrested three others on Thursday.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Excessive Use of Force
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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