Incident Reports

Armed police force personnel accused of assaulting a youth with mental disability in Banke


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

The Armed Police Force allegedly assaulted a mentally unstable adolescent at the Nepalgunj customs checkpoint on July 5. According to the victim, Jhalak Nepali, a resident of Jamunaha, was assaulted with boots and sticks by one female and four male members of the Armed Police Force for no apparent reason over the pretext of looking for cannabis. He was left with bruises on his hands, body injuries, and four cuts on his head.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Violence against civilians
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations APF
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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