Incident Reports

Chand-led CPN abducts Bajhang MP Malla a day after police raid


Sudurpashchim, Bajhang, Kedarseu

Netra Bikram Chand led Communist Party of Nepal has abducted Province Assembly Member Devaki Malla of Bajhang in what comes as a reprisal against a police raid at the party’s General Secretary Chand’s village in Kapilvastu district.

According to eyewitnesses, a group of 4 CPN cadres gagged Malla with black strap and kidnapped her from Bijgada in Bugal Municipality in the district.

Following the kidnapping, police personnel have been deployed to the incident site.

However, SudurPaschim Police Chief and Senior Superintendent of Police, Bikram Chand said that officials have established contact with the MP.

Malla who represented the then CPN (Maoist Centre) was elected Provincial Assembly Member from Bajhang Constituency-2.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Abduction
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Abducted 1
Female Abducted 1
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