Incident Reports

Fight between bus owners in bus park, four arrested including chairperson


Province 7, Kailali, Dhangadhi

Police arrested four persons including Dil Bahadur Khalaula, Chairman of Khaptad Malika Transport Authority, and Former Chairman Ananta Raj Joshi. Along with two chairpersons, Bharat Badel and Khadka Bahadur Malla were also arrested. According to police, a fight broke out between them at the bus park on April 22.

After Khalaula became the chairman, the Joshi group was not accepting him as chairman. The fight broke between them after the Joshi group refused to follow the queue made by the Khalaula.  

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Fight
Weapons None
Primary Cause Access/control of economic markets (syndicates, market relocation)
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media