Incident Reports

Police arrests Chand-led group's member in possession of IEDs


Province 1, Sankhuwasabha, Sabhapokhari, Ward 3

Police have arrested a member of Netra Bikram Chand-led group from Sabhapokhari of Sankhuwasabha in possession of a suspicious item resembling Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

The arrested has been identified as Som Bahadur Tamang, a resident of Madi Municipality-5, Mulkharka. Police made Tamang public during a press conference at District Police Office on Wednesday. Police recovered a plastic detonator, 9 detonators, socket bomb, a safety fuse and other items used to make bomb. 

Police arrested Som Bahadur from Sabhapokhari Rural Municipality-3 Sunamla through a tip-off.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Sunsari