Incident Reports

Ncell tower set ablaze in Bara


Madhes, Bara, Jitpur Simara, Ward 16

An unidentified group set fire to the Ncell telephone tower located in Jitpur Simara Sub-Metropolitan City-16 of Bara district, on Tuesday night.

According to Simara-based Area Police Office (APO), the group broke the padlock at the compound gate to enter the premises and set fire to the tower in Piluwa, at around midnight. The equipment and wiring housed in the tower were completely destroyed in the blaze, police informed.

It has been reported that Ncell’s telephone services have been disrupted due to the damage from the arson attack that incurred the loss of millions.

Nobody has claimed the responsibility for the arson attack yet, however, police have suspected the involvement of cadres of Netra Bikram Chanda (Biplav)-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

Chief at the APO, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Govind Puri said the investigation into the incident was underway.

The incident site is at the distance of 300 metres from Bhadrakali Armed Police Force Battalion.

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
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Private company
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total damaged Buildings 1
Severely damaged Buildings 1
National/Online Media