Incident Reports

Two policemen injured in vandalism in Nuwakot


Bagmati, Nuwakot, Bidur

Locals vandalized a police station at Devighat in Nuwakot district injuring two policemen. Police deployed from Devighat Post took a truck (plate number Lu 2 Kha 1923) and its driver Nara Bahadur Thamamagar under control on the charge of hitting two pedestrians on April 13 in the mid-hill road section of Likhu rural municipality-5.

A group of about 25 people from Likhu Village Municipality-5 hurled stones at the post, seriously injuring two policemen and damaging the door, mirror and other items of the post. When locals tried to hit the driver, police obstructed them; instead, they assaulted the officers and vandalized the police station. Police arrested 11 people on April 14 on the charge of being involved in the incident. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Secondary Form Vandalism
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people 25
Actor 1 - Affiliations Mob (only Perpetrator)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 2
Total damaged Buildings 1
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