Incident Reports

Excavator torched, Chand group owns up


Bagmati, Nuwakot, Kohalpur

An unidentified group torched an exacavator and assaulted its operator at Ratomate in Nuwakot on Monday night. Police said the excavator operator, Amrit Majhi,was injured in the attack. Majhi said a gang of 15-odd men dragged him of excavator before setting it on fire. He added that the men also shoot several rounds of bullets into the air and hit him with sticks and sharp-edged weapon. The Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist took responsibility of torching the excavator on Tuesday. The group however, denied the allegations of using fire-arms and beating the Majhi.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Arson
Weapons Blunt weapon , Fire
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 15
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
Severely damaged Vehicles 1


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