Incident Reports

Morcha cadres attempt arson in CPN-UML Gaur Office


Madhes, Rautahat, Gaur

Cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front have tried to set fire in the Rautahat district office of CPN-UML located in the district headquarter Gaur on Thursday. A group of Front cadres who came in motorcycle threw a burning material inside the office secretively avoiding the eyes of the policemen deployed around the area. The group ran away after throwing the burning material. The furniture inside the office has been completely destroyed after catching fire. Police quickly put off the fire before causing further damages in the party office. District Police chief SP Pradhumna Karki informed that protesters threw the burning material at the office from the road and ran away. CA member Ram Kumar Bhattarai from CPN-UML said that although he had heard that the protesters had thrown petrol bomb inside the party office he was yet to verify the fact. Police confirmed that although a burning material had been thrown inside the CPN-UML party office it was not petrol bomb. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Madhes-based Parties
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) UML and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
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