Incident Reports

Group vandalizes bus after not being allowed to leave quarantine in Banke


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

A group of people held in quarantine in Ekantabas of Jamunah border check-post in Banke has vandalized a bus demanding them to be allowed to go home. 181 persons who were held into quarantine for 15 days were preparing to go home after their tests came negative against coronavirus. Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City sent a bus to take them home but District Administration Office Banke and the Home Ministry stopped them. The group vandalized the bus in protest.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 181
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 3
Local Newspaper - Banke , Local Newspaper - Kaski