Incident Reports

Five injured in a clash over clearing encroached land in Siraha


Province 2, Siraha, Lahan

A clash broke between the municipal police and locals over the issue of clearing encroached land in Lahan Municipality-5 on the bank of the Khutti river. Three policemen and two locals were injured in the clash.

The injured are the municipal policemen Manoj Yadav, Ram Dayal Mahato, Ram Bharosi Yadav, and sanitation workers Bablu Mehtar and Anita Mehtar. Chief Administrative Officer of the municipality, Khemananda Bhushal, said that the encroached house was evacuated by the dozer after they did not follow the repeated written and verbal instructions to remove the slum.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Access/control of public land
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 6
Female Injured 1
Youth Injured n/a
Total damaged Buildings 00
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