Incident Reports

Ncell tower torched and vandalized in Baitadi


Sudurpashchim, Baitadi, Purchaudi, Ward 1

An unidentified group has set fire and vandalized the tower of Ncell in Baitadi. According to the District Police Office, the unidentified group set fire and vandalized the tower of Ncell at Purchaundi municipality-1 Uchapatthar Kudhidhar on Wednesday night.

Ncell's phone service was disrupted in the Porchundi area after a 12-volt battery at the tower was damaged by fire. Likewise, the group also pelted stones at solar panels powering the tower resulting in damage, said Inspector Deepak Patali of the District Police Office. He suspected that Chand-led group might have a hand in the arson.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Secondary Form Vandalism
Weapons Blunt weapon , 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