Incident Reports

7 injured in a clash as ward chairperson took out rally to celebrate recovery from Covid-19


Madhes, Rautahat, Gujara, Ward 6

7 persons were injured during a clash between a group led by chairperson of ward 6 in Gujara Municipality of Rautahat Sakil Ansari and locals on Tuesday night. The clash ensued after Ward chairperson Sakil took out a rally of 20 motorcycles to celebrate his recovery from Covid-19. Locals angered by the ward chairpersons defiance of prohibitory order pelted stones at the rally. A large number of police were deployed to take the situation into control.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 40
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 40
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 7
Female Injured 3
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