Incident Reports

Voting halted over acid attack in Rolpa


Lumbini, Rolpa, Rolpa, Ward 10

Voting during the second phase of local level elections at a voting centre in Rolpa Municipality-10 of Rolpa district has been halted as a voter poured acid in a ballot box. At least four ballot papers have been buried after the incident at the Bhanbhane voting booth ‘B’. DSP Ram Prasad Gharti says the voting will resume after some minutes. Police say the person to throw acid is yet to be identified and they have launched an investigation. रोल्पा नगरपालिका वडानम्बर १० भनभने मतदान केन्द्रमा एक मतदाताले मत पेटिकाभित्र एसिड हालिदिएका छन् । भनभने मतदान केन्द्रको बुथ ‘ख’ मा मतपेटिकाभित्र एसिड हालिएको हो । एसिडले केही मतपत्र जलेका छन् । अहिले सो केन्द्रको मतदान स्थगित भएको छ । एसिडले चारवटा मतपत्र जलेको पाइएको र सो बुथको मतदान हाललाई स्थगित गरिएको डिएसपी रामप्रसाद घर्तीले जानकारी दिए । एसिड हाल्ने व्यक्तिको पहिचान भएको छैन । घटनाको अनुसन्धान भइरहेको प्रहरीले जनाएको छ ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media