Incident Reports

Mugu villagers attack police post


Karnali, Mugu, Mugum Karmarong

Locals of Sima village in Mugu district have attacked the police post located in the village on Tuesday night. The incident occurred following a dispute between villagers and locals Nundul Lama and Sonam Lama over tax on herbs. When the two went to police post to seek refuge villagers surrounded the police post and pelted stones. The villagers later vandalized the police post and set fire to it. Police fired 11 rounds of tear gas to take the escalating situation into control. According to DSP Shrihajur Silwal, ASI Rudra Rawal and four other policemen were injured in the incident. DPO Mugu has sent 15 policemen under the command of Inspector Mitra Acharya to maintain security in the village. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Secondary Form Vandalism
Weapons Blunt weapon , Fire , Other
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Group of civilians (only Target)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 10
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 10
Total damaged Buildings 1
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