Incident Reports

Rural municipality chief’s vehicle set on fire


KHOTANG: An unidentified group of people set ablaze a vehicle belonging to the chief of Rawabeshi Rural Municipality Lilanath Niraula in the district.

The vehicle, Ba 2 Jha 4524, has been badly damaged.

According to Niraula, an unidentified gang of people set a fire to his vehicle. “I suddenly woke up to a loud blast in the middle of the night. When I went outside, I saw the vehicle burning.”

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
Severely damaged Vehicles 1
National/Online Media