Incident Reports

Writ against Supreme Court decision in Suntali Dhami case dismissed


Province 3, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The Supreme Court has dismissed a writ filed by 3 co-workers of policewoman Suntali Dhami who were involved in raping her. Junior policemen Biradatta Badu, Nirman Mahatara, and Dan Singh Bhandari had previously filed a writ against the supreme court's decision which ordered the case to be filed against the three without giving them a chance of hearing. The writ was dismissed by a single bench of justice Kalyan Shrestha and Om Prakash Mishra.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
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