Incident Reports

20 suspects of Tikapur carnage sent to judicial custody


The Kailali District Court sent 20 suspects of August 24 Tikapur carnage, in which eight police personnel and a child were killed, to judicial custody for further investigation. Those sent to the custody include Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic central member Laxman Chaudhary and Tharu Kalyankari Sabha, Kailali district chairman Lahuram Chaudhary. Likewise, the Court sent two minors to juvenile detention, SP Rajendra Bista of Kailali District Police Office said. The Kailali DPO had indicted 58 persons for their alleged involvement in the fatal incident. Of them, 36 are still on the run. SP Bista said police are minutely looking into the case.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Contestation over Constitution and federal restructuring
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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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