Incident Reports

On duty police constable attacked in broad daylight in Chitwan


Bagmati, Chitawan, Bharatpur, Ward 3

An on-duty police constable was attacked with a Khukuri (a traditional Nepali weapon) by a man in broad daylight in Bharatpur Metropolis on Wednesday afternoon. On duty police constable Tara Prasad Pokharel was attacked by Dilip Sunar (30) of Chhetrapur in Bharatpur-3 at around 2:20 pm today, said Shiv Sharma Acharya at Chitwan District Police Office. Pokharel has injuries on head and neck area. He is undergoing treatment at Bharatpur-based Chitwan Medical College, added police. Sunar is currently in police custody and further investigation is underway, police said.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
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