Incident Reports

Armed gang robs property worth Rs 250,000 from Rautahat house


Madhes, Rautahat, Durga Bhagwati

Property worth around Rs 250,000 was robbed from a house in Matsari VDC-4 of Rautahat district in the wee hours of Tuesday. According to a complaint lodged with the police, an armed gang of around 20 members barged into the house of Nabin Kumar Jha, took all the family members under control by brandishing weapons, and made off with the valuable goods. Police said that Nabin’s son Saroj Kumar a, daughter Pooja, and wife Sarita Debi were beaten black and blue by the robbers before whisking away with the property. According to local Shyam Chandra Jha, the robbers fired in the air and fled the scene after villagers started to make noise. According to the Area Police Office Gangapipara, Saroj and Sarita are receiving treatment at a local clinic. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Robbery
Weapons Sharp weapon , Small arms
Primary Cause Robbery/burglary/violent theft
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Mob (only Perpetrator)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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