Incident Reports

Locals attack Mailing Police Post in Nuwakot, situation tense


Bagmati, Nuwakot, Kispang

2 policemen were injured when a group of locals resorted to attack at Mailung Police Post in Kispang rural municipality-5  of Nuwakot. The police post and a vehicle were damaged in the locals' attack. Police fired 5 rounds of warning shots to take the situation under control. Police had earlier arrested 4 persons on the charge of stealing building materials from Upper Trishuli 1 A hydropower project site. Of the arrested, Maite Tamang of Uttargaya rural municipality-2 went missing after he jumped in the Trishuli river while police were taking the arrested men to District Police Office. Accusing the policemen of throwing Maite in the river locals staged demonstration and attacked the police post.

CDO Uddhab Thapa said that a team of police under DSP Bhimlal Bhattarai had reached the site of the incident for further investigation.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 15
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 10
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 2
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