Incident Reports

Locals accuse inspector of extorting money


Province 1, Morang, Pathari Shanishchare

 Local people have accused an inspector of armed police base camp in Pathari Sanishchare municipality of demanding money from them on different pretexts. Shiva Kumar Gupta has said that inspector Loknath Upreti took rupees three thousand from him on Thursday. The inspector had initially demanded rupees one lakh from Gupta on charge of storing illegal wood in his house, but agreed to settle on rupees thirty thousand after bargaining. Gupta said that he obtained the wood stored in his house by sawing a pole from his own house and that it was not illegally obtained.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Extortion
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations APF
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media