Incident Reports

Police and local businessman clash in Nepalgunj


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

Police and businessman in Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city clashed on Tuesday.

Irate businessmen vandalized a vehicle belonging to a ward police office in Nepalgunj.

They smashed the front glass of the vehicle in course of closing the market, police said. Nepalgunj was declared a prohibited zone yesterday.

Rabi Gupta, a food shop operator, bounced on the police all of a sudden asking that he be allowed his shop at a time when police were trying to disperse people in course of implementing the prohibition.

Superintendent of Police of Banke district police office, Shiva Bahadur Singh informed that Gupta has been brought under control by using minor force.

Singh said that police have been carrying out investigation into the case.

The local administration has declared Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city a prohibited area for three days starting from 11:00 am on May 5 to May 7 midnight.

The movement of people have been completely restricted.

Banke Chief District Officer Kumar Bahadur Khadka said that security has been beefed up in Nepalgunj sub-metropolis with the declaration of prohibited area after 23 people tested positive for coronvirus here on May 1, 3 and 5.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
National/Online Media