Incident Reports

Agitating students at IOM engage in clash with police personnel


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Agitating students at Tribhuvan University Institute of Medical Sciences (IOM) in Maharajgunj have engaged in clash with police personnel in front of the medical campus on Tuesday.

Students are staging protests demanding reforms in the IOM. They have even padlocked the campus to exert pressure on the TU authorities to meet their demands. There was a clash between the students and police personnel after the latter broke the padlock.

Police have detained a few agitating students. The police even lathi-charged the students to take them under control before detaining them. The agitating students have also protested against police as the latter entered the IOM premises and resorted lathi-charge against students.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Secondary Form Excessive Use of Force
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Freedom of Assembly
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation Students
Actor 2 - Youth na
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