Incident Reports

Nine policemen injured in a clash between police and locals over a traffic accident in Kapilvastu


Lumbini, Kapilvastu, Yashodhara, Ward 6

Police and locals clashed in Kapilvastu Yashodhara rural municipality-6, Suthaul after the locals agitated when Suman Yadav, 12-year-old girl, died in a tractor accident. The clash took place when the police tried to control the locals who were trying to vandalize the vehicle.  

Police fired five rounds of bullets and armed police fired six rounds of tear gas to bring the situation under control. The injured have been identified as Inspector Bijay Singh, Assistant Inspector Parag Yadav, Constable Kailaskoti Chaudhary, Jawan Bhuvan Gharti, Bal Govind Kurmi, Anil Tharu, Raj Kumar Teli, Bivek Khatri and Kamal Thapa.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 9
Youth Injured n/a
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