Speaking at a press conference in Biratnagar, on Thursday, Nita Basnet of Urlabari alleged that her husband Narayan Basnet was beaten by a group including the mayor of Urlabari Municipality Khadga Fago, on Monday. She also said that when seeking justice on the incident the group of attackers also registered a case of indecent behaviour against her husband.
Mayor Fago blatantly denied that he had assaulted Basnet and accused Basnet of intimidating the municipality officials during a dispute over a construction project.
According to Indra Lama of Urlabari-9, a group including mayor Fago physically assaulted Basnet before the office of the Chief Executive Officer of the municipality.
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|Collective / Interpersonal
|Assault (small group)
|Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
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|Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
|Actor 1 - Youth
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|Actor 2 - Youth