Incident Reports

Locals set fire on the excavator in Dhading


Province 3, Dhading, Tripura Sundari, Ward 1

Locals in Dhading torched the excavator after the driver, Bhim Bahadur Budhathoki, buried 45-year-old  Saraswati Kumal alive after hitting her with the excavator in Tripura Sundari rural municipality 1 of Dhading on March 1. According to police, the body has not been taken from the spot as locals are demonstrating and police are searching for the absconding accused.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
Severely damaged Vehicles 1
National/Online Media