Incident Reports

Two injured in a fight between football players and organizers in Kavrepalanchowk


Bagmati, Kavrepalanchowk, Bethanchowk, Ward 5

During a football match on October 17 at Kamidanda in Bethanchowk rural municipality ward no. 5 of Kavre district, a fight broke out after a disagreement between the organizers and the football players. The Active Social Service Youth Club's 'Bethanchowk Mahabharat Football Cup' began on October 14. Ward 4 had lost the game, according to the police. The ward's players had demanded that the losing team be allowed to play as well. However, the organizers refused to agree, escalating the dispute.

During the scuffle, 31-year-old football game organizer Nir Bikram Lama, also a secretary of active social worker youth club Bethanchowk Rural Municipality-6, fell off a cliff and broke his ribs. Similarly, 26-year-old football player Raghuvir Tamang, of Bethanchowk Rural Municipality-4 has broken both his legs.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Fight
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 2
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