Incident Reports

Truck set on fire at Rautahat for defying banda


Madhes, Rautahat, Chandrapur

A group of unidentified persons have set a cargo truck on fire for defying banda a Pourai forest along the Chandranigahapur-Bagmati road section on Sunday morning. No one has so far claimed the arson; however, the police have suspected the involvement of Netra Bikrak Chand-led Maoist cadres since the incident has occurred on a bandh called by the party. The truck with bearing number plateNa 2 Kha 9764, was hauling bamboos to Kathmandu from Chatara, Sunari when it was set on fire. The truck has been completely destroyed by the fire.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Arson
Weapons Fire
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Transport entrepreneurs/syndicate
Actor 2 - Youth na
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
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