Patna / Delhi: Lagan Yadav, 45, a resident of Sitamarhi in Bihar, and others met with a Nepali daughter-in-law on Friday as Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) personnel objected to it, leading to clashes between villagers and Nepali security personnel. One person was killed in this clash, while two others were injured. Indian officials said that Lagan Yadav was taken into custody after the incident by the AFP. He said the incident “No Men’s Land ‘(the space between the two countries limits would not have any authority on which) to 75 meters inside Nepal (Nepal) occurred at the border when a few women and Yadav talking to her daughter She was APF personnel patrolling the border asked these people to go into Indian territory.
Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Kumar Rajesh Chandra told ‘PTI-Bhasha’ that the altercation was a local incident on an urgent basis. It is noteworthy that it is the responsibility of the security of the 1,751 km Indian border adjoining Nepal. According to the preliminary information received from the local people, APF personnel objected to the presence of Yadav and villagers who had violated the lockdown implemented in the Nepali area till June 14 and asked them to return. The SSB officer said that the local people have kinship on both sides of the border and due to no fence, people keep coming to visit relatives on both sides of the border.
The SSB Director-General said that there was a debate after the objection of APF personnel and some more villagers came from the Indian border in support of Yadav. He told that Yadav’s daughter-in-law is a Nepali citizen and some women were talking across the border and Yadav and some other men went later. The Director-General of SSB said, ‘Based on the primary information and information of the nearest post, we have submitted the report to the Union Home Ministry. We told that from a distance of about one and a half kilometers from the spot, we are monitoring the entire incident.
Officials said the APF claimed that they first fired in the air to disperse the crowd and later fired at the crowd fearing robbery which took three people. He said that APF fired 15 bullets, out of which 10 bullets were fired. Officials said that the incident occurred between Jankipur and Sarlahi in Nepal under the Sonbarsa police station area of Sitamarhi district.