Incident Reports

8 injured in Tanahu as two groups fight over football


Gandaki, Tanahun, Byas, Ward 9

8 persons were injured during a violent dispute between two groups in Tanahu on Friday. The dispute arose between the locals of Masphat (Kumal Gau Tol)  and  Madhyamasphat (Kusume Tol) in Byas Municipality-9 over a game of football during the lockdown period. According to DSP Lilaraj Lamichhane of District Police Office Tanahu, 65-year-old Buddhi Bahadur Kumal and 7 others were injured after being beaten by locals of Kusume Tol. Police have arrested 3 persons from Kusume Tol on the charge of assault.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 10
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 8
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