Incident Reports

Butwal Today: Bishnupur locals beat driver and conductor for teasing girl


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Gaidahawa

A driver and conductor of a bus bearing plate number Lu 1 Kha 6183 which was heading from Bhairahawa to Jhagauri have been beaten up by locals of Bishnupur on Tuesday on the charge of teasing a local girl who was travelling in the same bus. According to the police, the accused driver Sanjay Kurmi and conductor Mangur Kurmi were assaulted by the girl's relatives and other locals when they reached Bishnupur. Following the incident, police forced the duo to apologize and also fined them Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively on the charge of sexual harassment. रुपन्देहीमा बसमा यात्रा गरिरहेको बेला ड्राइभर र खलासीले युवती जिस्काउदा स्थानीय २ युवकको कुटाइ खाएका छन्। स्थानीयले दिएको जानकारी अनुसार भैरहवाबाट झारगैरी जना लागेको लु १ ख ६१८३ न. को यात्रु बसमा यात्रा गरिरहेकी युवती जिस्काउदा सो बसका चालक मुन्नीलाल भने संजय कुर्मी र सहचालक मंगुरु कुर्मीलाई रुपन्देही विष्णुपुर गाबिसस्थित युवतीको आफन्त र स्थानीय समेतले कुटपिट गरेका हुन्। सो बसका चालक र सहचालकलाई इलाका प्रहरी कार्यालय सूर्यपुरामा पुर्याउदा उनीहरुले निज युवतीसंग हातजोडेर माफी मागेका थिए साथै चालकले २०,००० र सहचालकले १०,००० जरिबाना समेत तिराएको छ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to crime
Secondary Cause Extra-judicial response to perceived offenses to social or moral norms (other than witchcraft)
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Local Newspaper - Rupandehi