Incident Reports

Three arrested on charge of robbing bank by shooting a security guard in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Dhanpalthan

Police arrested three robbers on the charge of shooting a security guard at the Citizen Bank branch of Karsia Bazaar in Nepalthan Municipality. According to security sources, two of them are Indian nationals and one is a resident of Biratnagar. According to eyewitnesses, a group of 4/5 people shot at the security guard while trying to stop them from entering the bank. He is undergoing treatment at the Neuro Hospital in Biratnagar.

According to the locals, the robbers fired three rounds after the security guards tried to stop them. Deputy Superintendent of Police Shrestha said that it is still not clear how much was looted from the bank. One of the detainees was shot in the thigh while being taken under control.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Robbery
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Robbery/burglary/violent theft
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 2
Female Injured n/a
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media