Incident Reports

Seven policemen including ASI injured in a clash between local youths and police in West Rukum


Karnali, Rukum West, Musikot, Ward 1

The clash between police and local youth on the night of October 15 left 7 policemen injured in West Rukum. One among the injured, ASI Kamalraj Bohora had a head injury and was referred to Kathmandu for further treatment. 

The joint police team was deployed from District Police Office and temporary police post as soon as they were informed about the youth group vandalizing a parked truck of plate number 1 Kha 2392 using stones and beer bottles in Bagbajar of Musikot Municipality. The youth pelted stones and bottles at police when they tried to arrest them. 

Police arrested 20-year-old Naresh Pun Magar, 18-year-old Rajan Prakash Giri, 20-year-old Aakash Pariyar, 23-year-old Murkesh Pun Magar, 24-year-old Khadananda KC and 25-year-old Hari Bahadur Gharti on the charge of their involvement in the incident. Whereas the other two accused, Dhaniram Nepali and Swayal BK are still absconding. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Secondary Form Vandalism
Weapons Blunt weapon , Other
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 8
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 7
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 7
Female Injured n/a
Youth Injured n/a
National/Online Media