Incident Reports

Police fire warning shot during clash with smugglers in Dhanusha

2020-08-28

Province 2, Dhanusha, Bideha, Ward 2

Police fired warning shots during a clash with local smugglers in Dhanusha on Friday evening at Duhabi Gobara of Bideha Municipality-2. According to District Police Office Dhanusha, police had gone to raid at the house of Rajiv Mahaseth after being informed that Mahaseth was hiding large quantity of peas and pepper at his house with the intention of smuggling. Police fired warning shots after a group of people gathered by Mahaseth started pelting stones at them. Police recovered the hidden peas and peppers from Mahaseth's house.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Violence during arrest/detention
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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