Incident Reports

Highway blocked after death of Tractor driver in Nawalparasi, police fire tear gas


Locals of of Nawalparasi (east of Bardaghat Susta) in Nawalpur have blocked the East-West Highway at Dumkiwas after the death of a 24-year-old tractor driver Harishyam Yadav of Rajapur Rural Municipality-4 Dang.

Locals have picketed the police office and blocked the highway saying the driver died due to police beating.

According to Chief Police Inspector Vikas Bam of Area Police Office Dumkiwas, Yadav who had gone to the river to extract minerals at midnight ran into an accident while trying to police team. He died the same night same night while undergoing treatment in Bharatpur. Locals have however accused that he died due to police beating. Situation remained tense throughout the night due to clash between locals and police. Police also fired 13 shells of tear gases to take the situaiton into control.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Killed 1
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