A shootout broke between police and cannabis smugglers at Bagar of Bhaktalal Khola in Nijgadh Municipality-13 of Bara on January 9.
The smugglers in the group of 8 started firing as soon as they saw the police. In retaliation, the police team fired five rounds in the air from a Chinese pistol.
Police arrested 47-year-old Iman Singh Tamang of Makwanpur and recovered a loaded gun from him. 102 kg of cannabis hidden in five white bags was also recovered from the spot.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Twosided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Collective|
|Primary Form||Group Clash|
|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||8|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Criminal|
|Actor 1 - Youth||na|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||n/a|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation||Police|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|