Incident Reports

CPN-UML candidate for ward chairperson attacked in Rupandehi during election campaign


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal, Ward 12

Devi Prasad Regmi, CPN-UML candidate for ward chairperson of Butwal sub-metropolis-12 was attacked by a group on May 9 during his election campaign. According to eyewitness the group of people who were on scooters threw stones at Regmi's vehicle bearing plate number Ba 20 Cha 6785. The window panes of the vehicle broke in the incident. Regmi and other UML cadres who were in the vehicle with him escaped unhurt.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Intraparty Competition
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Left Alliance (CPN-MC, UML & others)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Totally damaged Vehicles 1
National/Online Media