Incident Reports

Clash between smugglers and police in Birgunj


Madhes, Parsa, Birgunj

A clash took place between the police and the smugglers near the Nepal-India border in Birgunj this afternoon while they were trying to control the smuggled goods on November 22. Police arrested two of the smugglers for beating the police. They also recovered smuggled goods from them. Other smugglers are absconding. Among the arrested are Munna Sathi and Mina Devi of Chhapkaiya, Birgunj.

Jai Prakash Pandey, in-charge of the temporary police post at Inarwa, sustained deep injuries in his nose due to the attack of the smugglers. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
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 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 5
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media