Incident Reports

3 policemen injured after being attacked by fish vendors in Birgunj

2021-05-21

Province 2, Parsa, Birgunj

Three policemen sustained injuries after being attacked by fish vendors selling fish in Murli Pokhari of Birgunj on Friday evening. Junior police Arbindar Kusaha, Sikendra Sah, and Devilal Sah were injured when fish vendors who were selling fish defying the lockdown measure attacked them while requesting them to not create a crowd. According to inspector Dinesh Gautam of Shripur, police personnel, Kusaha sustained a serious injury in the attack. The injured police were taken to ward police office after undergoing treatment at Tarai hospital.

Police have arrested 10 persons on the charge of being involved in the attack, informed DSP Om Prakash Khanal. Police are further investigating the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 3
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