Incident Reports

More than dozen police injured in a clash between police and group supporting monarchy in Nepalgunj


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

Police and supporters of monarchy clashed in Nepalgunj when a group supporting monarchy were obstructed from placing statue of the late king Birendra Shah, on June 2. More than dozen police were injured in the clash when the pro-monarch group pelted stones. Police fired 4 rounds of warning shots to control the situation. According to the police, the pro-monarch group alleged that if statues could be removed in the republic, they could place statue out of devotion as well. They also destroyed the statue of Setu BK.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Entity Political Organizations/Groups supporting Monarchy
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 12
Female Injured N/A
Youth Injured N/A
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