Incident Reports

Locals vandalize temporary camp of police in Lapsiphedi who were protesting against the construction of Substation in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Shankharapur

The locals who are protesting against the construction of substation vandalized the temporary camp police that was built in Lapsiphedi on January 12. Even though they received the compensation five years ago, the residents of Bozhini protested saying that the substation and high-tension line tower should not be built at the predetermined place, according to Nepal Electricity Authority. The police said that outsiders have also started infiltrating the movement in which only women are involved.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media