Incident Reports

Forest guards on patrol assaulted in Morang, one arrested


Province 1, Morang, Sundarharaicha

A group of 6 youths attacked forest guards Sanjeev Kumar Jha and Kabir Rai on patrol in Sundarharaincha Municipality-5 of Morang, on 3 Aug. According to the Head of a forest office after returning from patrolling, the drunk group started punching them without reason and fled immediately. Among those involved in the incident, 37-year-old Ravin Dhimal has been arrested, others are still absconded and the police have started the investigation. Locals have also complained that the place where the forest guard and staff were attacked has become a den of drug addicts which is being insecure to live.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Others
Actor 1 - Number of people 6
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 2
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