Incident Reports

On-duty Police personnel assaulted in Morang, 6 arrested


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

Police arrested 6 people for assaulting on-duty police personnel deployed to control the sale of illegal drugs at Karaiya Basti, Morang, Budhiganga Rural Municipality Ward-1 on July 30. Police were attacked by the local drug traffickers with sticks, spears, and khukuri. 3 police officers, Gyan Bahadur Basnet, Jiban Kafle, and Shrawan Chaudhary were injured in the assault and are undergoing treatment in Virat Teaching hospital.

The arrested have been identified as Balaram Rishidev, Dev Rishidev, Birendra Rishidev, Mahadev Rishidev, Nandanikumari Rishidev, and Alisha Rishidev.

Police are further investigating the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Violence during arrest/detention
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Related to organized crime and illegal trade (drugs, arms, non-gendered human trafficking, protection racket, gang violence, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
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
Total Injured 3
National/Online Media