Incident Reports

Tractor set ablaze for carrying petrol


Madhes, Sarlahi, Malangawa

Locals and cadres of the UDMF took a tractor (Ja 1 Ta 6185) under control and set it ablaze for smuggling petroleum products in Gauri Shankar area of Sarlahi district on Friday morning. The tractor was heading toward Lalbandi carrying around 300 litres of diesel and 100 litres of petrol in containers. The UDMF cadres claimed they surrounded the tractor after being informed that it was smuggling petroleum products and weapons. The irate mob confiscated fuel and immediately set the tractor ablaze. "We confiscated 400 litres of fuel from the tractor. The mob also took control of three smugglers, including the tractor driver and attacked them," informed Ashok Singh of UDMF. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Arson
Secondary Form Strike/Bandh
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Related to organized crime and illegal trade (drugs, arms, non-gendered human trafficking, protection racket, gang violence, etc.)
Secondary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Madhes-based Parties
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
Severely damaged Vehicles 1
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