Incident Reports

Bus operator in Kailali assaults passenger demanding double bus fare


Members of Ekta Travels Committee allegedly assaulted their passenger Gokul Bohora, a resident of Bhajani Municipality of Kailali who was returning from India to the Far West province on May 5.

Passenger Bohora said he was beaten by bus operator Sher Sunar after he denied paying double travel fare. Travels committee member Sher Sunar has absconded after taking double bus fare from 50 passengers.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
Secondary Cause Irregularities in Commodity Market
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media