Incident Reports

Four arrested for vandalizing NEA Distribution Center office


Gandaki, Myagdi, Beni

Police arrested four for vandalizing the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Beni Distribution Center for enforcing power outage for more than eight hours for past three days. The group of locals who went to the NEA office to stage a sit in after electricity did not come back till late Tuesday night resorted to vandalizing the office, District Police Office said. Some individuals went inside the office at 10 pm and vandalized telephone sets and four window panes. Police arrested Ram Bahadur Thapa, Hari Bahadur Shakya, Dillip Baruwal and Ganga Thapa for vandalizing the NEA office, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Bir Bahadr Budhamagar said. Among the arrestees, Shakya is RPP's elected member of District Coordination Committee. RSS
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people NA
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
Youth Abducted 00
Total damaged Buildings 1
National/Online Media