Incident Reports

Voting postponed after ballot box set on fire at Swamikartik Khapar rural municipality polling center of Bajura


Sudurpashchim, Bajura, Swamikarti Khapa, Ward 1

Ballot boxes containing ballot papers  containing ballot papers were set on fire by an unidentified group at Bhagwati primary school polling center in Swamikartik Khapar rural municipality-1 of Bajura. According to reports, the ballot boxes contained ballot papers for proportional election for Provincial Assembly.  Voting was halted following the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Secondary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
Election-related cause primary
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