Incident Reports

Ward Chairperson assaulted


Province 1, Khotang, Diprung, Ward 2

Ward Chairperson Bhim Bahadur Khatri of Diprung Chuichumma Rural Municipality-2 was assaulted on Sunday while mediating a dispute between uncle and nephew. According to witnesses, Arjun Mangranti punched the ward chairperson. In addition, Arjun also punched the office assistant. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
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