Incident Reports

One injured in shooting in Sarlahi


Madhes, Sarlahi, Balara, Ward 6

Police arrested 28-year-old Ramesh Yadav of Balara municipality-6 Mirjapur on August 25 on the charge of shooting 34-year-old Rakesh Kumar Singh of the same place, informed Area Police Office Balara.

A group of 3 armed men including Yadav who came on a motorbike, shot businessman Singh on August 21. They fled towards India following the incident. Singh's left hand was broken in the incident. He was referred to Birgunj for further treatment from Sarlahi district hospital.

The victim's father lodged a complaint against the assailants at Area Police office Balara on August 22. Police are looking for others involved in the shooting.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1