Incident Reports

Police fires three round warning shots to control situation at Shailyashikhar based polling center in Darchula


Sudurpashchim, Darchula, Shailyashikhar, Ward 5

Police fired three rounds of warning shots to control agitation after locals resorted to pelting stones at police who accidentally hit a woman with baton while trying to resolve a dispute regarding voting. There was a dispute at the polling center after it was found that a vote in the name of a voter had already been cast by someone else.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Homemade/traditional firearms
Primary Cause Contestation regarding implementation and legitimacy of election
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Election-related cause primary
National/Online Media