Incident Reports

ASI seriously injured in fuel smuggling group's attack in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Jahada, Ward 5

ASI Ram Kumar Majhi of Nepal Police was seriously injured in an attack by a fuel smuggling gang in Laxminiya, Jahada Rural Municipality-5 of Biratnagar/Morang on February 6. According to police, 21-year-old Bablu Sah of Jahda-7, leader of the gang, who was smuggling diesel to India, attacked  Majhi.

ASI Majhi was rushed to the hospital for treatment after he fell to the ground and was bleeding profusely from his face. The injured ASI has sustained injuries in both eyes and a broken nose.

Police have also seized 150 litres of diesel along with three drums and a motorcycle used in diesel smuggling. Border police have complained that they have to do their duty in dangerous situations and are frequently targeted by smugglers.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
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 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Criminal
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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