Caste Based Discrimination Accused Arrested

  May 7, 2020 By: INSEC

Police have arrested Janak Thapa, Dev Bahadur Thapa and Ram BC of Pokhara Metropolitan-16 on 5 May 2020, accusing them of caste-based discrimination.

They were accused of not allowing the Dalit community to enter the final rituals’ house located in Pokhara Metropolitan-16. The complaint was filed by the victim, Mohan Sunar on 30 April 2020 at the Kaski District Police Office.

The group of accused did not let Mohan Sunar complete the final rituals of his elder brother Sammar Bahadur Sunar and also did not allow him to use the building for the 13 days’ rituals. They insulted and verbally abused him. Sunar was prohibited to enter the building.

The accused are arrested and kept in the Ward Police Office, informed DSP Raj Kumar KC.

Sushan Ghimire