Nepali citizens in Dhanusha staged a demonstration on March 16 on the Simsi border of Mahottari protesting against physical assault on Nepali citizen by the SSB of the Indian Border Security Force. The SSB allegedly physically assaulted a Nepali youth named Santosh Kumar Sah of Simsi rural municipality-7 while he was entering India from Nepal-India border. The locals alleged that the accused physically assaulted the victim on March 15 over a dispute regarding Nepali citizenship. The locals complained that Nepali Citizens have been facing harassment at the hands of the SSB while using the road at Nepal-India border. Locals stopped the demonstration after Nepal's APF promised to raise the issue in the next security meeting with India.