Incident Reports

Two traffic police injured in a locals' attack in Banke


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj, Ward 17

Two traffic police Junga Bahadur Basnet and Man Bahadur Thagunna were injured after the locals attacked them on May 19 during a traffic check in Nepalgunj metropolis-17.  The locals agitated after a vehicle of Meraj Shesh was injured in a traffic accident when his bike bearing number plate Bhe 11 pa 1255 tried to escape the traffic check. The locals alleged that because of their unnecessary traffic checking the Shesh was injured.  According to the police, the accused charged the victim with a domestic weapon and a bamboo stick. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Sharp weapon , Other
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 2