Incident Reports

Jumla locals assault Ward Chairperson


Karnali, Jumla, Patrasi, Ward 4

The locals of Jumla assaulted Ward Chairperson Kali Bahadur Rawat of Patarasi Rural Municipality ward no.4 on Wednesday accusing him of involvement in illegal trading of herbs. The locals also chased the police who came to take the situation under control. 

The locals staged a protest against the ward chairperson claiming that he was involved in the illegal trade of herbs from the community forest. They chanted slogans and demanded the resignation of the ward chairperson. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to crime
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
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
National/Online Media