Incident Reports

Nepali woman assaulted by SSB at Sunauli Checkpoint


A female SSB security guard mistreated a Nepali woman on the border of Siddharthnagar-1 on March 3. 39-year-old Hira Ale Gupta of Belahiya was assaulted at the border while she was going to Sunauli Bazaar with her mother to buy goods. But seeing the crowd in the area, she tried to enter through another way in the checkpoint which incited dispute between the SSB and Gupta.

A discussion about to be held between two countries' security forces at the border was canceled when an Indian national was hit by a stone hurled by an unidentified person. According to police, the checkpoint is in operation after an agreement was reached on the condition of taking action.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Violence against civilians
Weapons None
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Foreign State
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media