Incident Reports

Police fires warning shots to control unruly situation outside polling center in Gujara municipality of Rautahat


Madhes, Rautahat, Gujara, Ward 4

Police fired warning shots at a polling center in Gujara municipality-4 of Rautahat after there was a clash between cadres of the ruling alliance and CPN-UML. 

According to SP Bir Bahadur Budha Magar of District Police Office Rautahat, police fired the warning shots after the cadres of the two parties tried to create an unruly situation outside the polling center. Polling was not affected due to the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Homemade/traditional firearms
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) UML and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Severely damaged Buildings 00
Election-related cause primary
National/Online Media