Incident Reports

Two trucks and a motor cycle torched by an unidentified group in Kapilvastu


Lumbini, Kapilbastu, Shivaraj, Ward 6

An unidentified group of people torched two trucks and a motorcycle in Kapilvastu. According to the police, the group set on fire a motorcycle  bearing plate number Lu 5 Pa 9287 in front of the gate of house of Birendra Kanodia, Nepali Congress candidate from Kapilvastu constituency number 3  for the House of Representatives election.  Likewise, the group also torched two trucks bearing plate numbers Karnali Pradesh 029001 Kha 0578 and Na 5 Kha 1453. According to police, pamphlets purpotedly circulated by Nepal Janatantrik Mukti Morcha (Convenor Bikrant) which has vowed to oppose the election was found at the scene of the incident. Police are further investigating the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Contestation regarding implementation and legitimacy of election
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Tarai-based Armed Groups
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 3
Severely damaged Vehicles 3
National/Online Media