Incident Reports

Police post vandalized in Rukum West


Karnali, Rukum West, Musikot, Ward 14

A group led by Deepak KC, Ward Chairperson of Musikot Municipality-13, Rukum West vandalized a temporary police post of Musikot Municipality-14 at 8 pm on Tuesday. 

Ward chairman KC, who came on a motorcycle, started a fight with police saying that the police delayed in removing the road blockade used at the check post. 20/25 youths came and vandalized the police post. They vandalized the check post, and police post by bringing bamboo shoots and other materials from the locals' houses. Dhan Bahadur Saud, Assistant Inspector and in-charge of the post, said they vandalized the chairs, objects used to stop vehicles and pelted stones at the post. Saud has reached the district to lodge a complaint against the incident. 

A joint team of District Police Office, Police Post Solawang, and Police Post Simli reached Chiwang immediately after the incident.  Police searched all night but could not find the ward chairman and others involved in the attack.

Hari Bahadur Oli, Inspector of the District Police Office, said that most of the equipment at the post was damaged.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 25
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total damaged Buildings 1
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