Incident Reports

Two towers in Nepalgunj torched


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj, Ward 20

An unidentified group set fire to two towers of Ncell in Banke on Thursday morning. According to the Deputy Superintendent of Banke District Police Office, Prakash Sapkota, the group set fire to towers at Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City-20 Manikapur Nayabasti and Duduwa rural minicipality-4 Mehamanpur at 1:30 am in the morning using petrol and jute sacks.

The towers' wires have been damaged by the fire. Police are searching for the person involved in the incident. Although Netra Bikram Chand-led group is suspected of being responsible for the fire, it has not taken any responsibility as of yet.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Banke