Incident Reports

Locals in Morang vandalized police vehicles over death of a teacher in an accident


Province 1, Morang, Kanepokhari, Ward 5

Situation remained tense in Kanepokhari Rural Municipality-5 Bhonsabari of Morang on Friday following the death of 40-year-old Deepa Bhattarai (Nepal) of Rangeli Municipality-9 in an accident involving the school bus of Baljagat Boarding School and a motorcycle on which Deepa was pillion rider.

Locals staged demonstration on the road and pelted stones at police vehicle  alleging that the bus driver had deliberately backed the bus with the intention of killing Deepa. Demanding severe action against the bus driver locals demonstrated for five hours. Police deployed force after the agitated crowd started vandalism.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Vandalism
Secondary Form Arson
Weapons Fire , Other
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
Totally damaged Vehicles 2
Severely damaged Vehicles 2
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