Incident Reports

Ward chair assaulted, five arrested


Karnali, Kalikot, Pachaljharana, Ward 1

Police arrested five persons on the charge of assaulting Ward Chairperson Ratna Lal Neupane of Pachaljharana Rural Municipality-1. The injured chairperson has been sent to Kohalpur Medical College for treatment.

Janak, Paras, Tilak, Umesh, and Kamal Neupane allegedly assaulted the ward chairperson on Wednesday evening while he was trying to break up the group of youths trying to assault Office Assistant Prakash Neupane over an issue of consumers' committee. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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 unknown
Total Injured 1
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