Incident Reports

Youth attacked by illegal crusher operators in Bateshwor Rural Municipality


Province 2, Dhanusha, Bateshwor, Ward 1

20-year-old Sanjay Kumar Mahato who had gone to stop the illegal excavation of Badhadi River at Bateshwor Rural Municipality-1 has been injured on June 2 in the attack of crusher operators with homemade weapons.

According to Inspector Pappu Nayak of the Area Police Office, Mahendranagar, he was sent to Kathmandu for further treatment on June 3 as treatment at Janaki Health Care in Janakpur was not possible. 

According to a team from the Area Police Office, Mahendranagar, Sanjay has sustained injuries at the head, ear, and thigh and his health condition is critical. 

Police said that they were searching for those who were involved in the incident including local 30-year-old Manoj Kumar Mahato.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Access/control of other natural resources (forest, minerals)
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other private sectors
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1