Incident Reports

Elderly Dalit couple brutally beaten in Gulmi


Lumbini, Gulmi, Musikot

An elderly Dalit couple from Musikot Municipality, Wami of Gulmi were beaten up by their neighbours for being Dalit. Tej Bahadur Damai, a 60-year-old resident of Musikot Municipality, Gulmi and his wife Chitrakala Damai were brutally beaten with sticks by their neighbour Dilaram Sapkota and his wife Binita Sapkota on July 15 for sitting in front of their house. The Dalit couple sustained 80% bruises in their bodies.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 2
Female Injured 1
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