Incident Reports

Auto rickshaw parked in Nepalgunj torched by an unidentified group


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

An unidentified group set fire to 5 auto rickshaw parked at Dhamboji Khaura road of Nepalgunj on Wednesday night. The group also reportedly tried to set fires on two shops at the area.

According to locals, this is not the first incidence of arson in the area. An unidentified group had also attempted to set fire to property in the area around one and two weeks ago. Locals have been terrorized by such blatant incident of arson. Chairman of ward 1 of Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city Pramod Rijal said that the local police have not been taking the incident seriously although they have already lodged a complaint.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 5
Severely damaged Vehicles 5
Local Newspaper - Rupandehi