Incident Reports

Two groups clashed in Kanchanpur during Teej Celebration: 7 injured and 2 arrested


Sudurpashchim, Kanchanpur, Krishnapur, Ward 1

Seven people were injured in a clash between two groups during a Teej program on September 11, at Bhetghat Camp of Krishnapur Municipality-1  in Kanchanpur. The two groups allegedly clashed while under the influence of alcohol, according to police. Among 7 injured, Chanda Bahadur Dhami,28, Narendra Bhandari,35, Narayan Damai,38, and Govinda Damai,65 are the seriously injured ones. Police arrested two persons and are still looking for the remaining eight absconding suspects.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 7
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 7
Female Injured n/a
Youth Injured n/a
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