Incident Reports

Gamblers attack police in Mahottari, head constable injured


Madhes, Mahottari, Gaushala, Ward 4

Police said they have arrested a gambler who physically attacked security personnel in Mahottari district. One head constable was injured in the attack and a police vehicle damaged. The suspect has been identified as Rabindra Ghorari of Bijalpura-9. A group of gamblers had clashed with a team of police personnel at Pathlaiya of Bijalpura-9 on Thursday late night when the latter tried to take them in custody. A police vehicle was damaged when the gamblers threw stones at it, police said. The injured policeman, Head Constable, Barun Bhumihar, has been admitted to a local health facility for treatment. Police said they are looking for other assualters also. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Violence during arrest/detention
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Police
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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