Incident Reports

DSP and six other policemen injured in a clash between locals and police in Rautahat;


Madhes, Rautahat, Garuda, Ward 2

A clash broke out between police and locals dancing at the wedding at Garuda in Rautahat. Police reached Garuda Municipality-2 on June 6 after finding that a large number of locals, around 1000 people, have gathered in a wedding violating the prohibitory order.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Dwarika Ghimire of Garuda Area Police Office was injured when locals hurled stones at the police. He is undergoing treatment at Anamitar Hospital with head injuries. Six other policemen have sustained minor injuries. Two persons have been taken under control from the spot, according to Rautahat Police.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Law and Order Violence
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 1000
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 10
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 7
Female Injured n/a
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media