Incident Reports

11 injured in Sarlahi amidst row over releasing trucks carrying sugar

2020-05-10

Province 2, Sarlahi, Dhankaul

A group clash between cadres of two political parties on May 10 in Dhankaul Rural Municipality of Sarlahi district injured 11 people. Cadres of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and Nepal Congress clashed over a dispute on the matter of releasing some trucks taken into control by farmers. The political parties were divided about the ways to best resolve the issue. Earlier, the framers had taken the trucks under the control claiming that they would not release the trucks until the sugar industries paid them their dues owed for sugarcane.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Secondary Cause Other economic issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations NCP (Nepal Communist Party) and Affiliates
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 5
Actor 2 - Affiliation Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 11
Female Injured 1
Total damaged Buildings 00
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