Incident Reports

One injured in dispute over deep-boring project


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kirtipur, Ward 6

A person was injured during a clash at a discussion program held at Kirtipur Municipality-6 Taudaha to discuss the proposed deep boring project in Dakchhinkali Municipality-1.

The clash ensued after one of the participants questioned Nirajan Thapa, a representative of Omiditi Enterprises, the company which was contracted with the responsibility for deep boring. Participants started hurling chairs at each other due to which Maina Boylekoti was injured during the proceedings.

The locals were concerned that deep-boring would exhaust the water of Taudaha and are against the deep boring project.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 5
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
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