Incident Reports

Complaint of assault and discrimination lodged against ward member in Bharatpur


Bagmati, Chitawan, Bharatpur, Ward 17

42-year-old Dhan Bahadur Nepali of Bharatpur Metropolitan City 17 has lodged a complaint at the District Police Office on July 22 against Ward member Raj Kumar Tamang, accusing him of beating him and discriminating him racially during a meeting about doing PCR tests of those in quarantine on July 21, informed DSP Surya Thapa of District Police Office Chitawan. Nepali sustained a minor injury on his face in Tamang's attack. Police are yet to arrest and further investigate the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1