Incident Reports

One dies in a clash between the cadres of Nepali Congress and Maoist Center over election related dispute in Solukhumbu


Sudip Rai, a 35-year-old cadre of CPN (Maoist Center) died after sustaining serious injury during a clash between the cadres of Nepali Congress and Maoist Center on May 13 in Sotang rural municipality of Solukhumbu.

The clash was sparked by a dispute when Nepali Congress cadres accused CPN-UML cadres of carrying an elderly woman to polling station but leaving her stranded after voting.  According to the police, Rai sustained serious head injury after being hit with a stone by Congress cadres. Rai died while undergoing treatment. Police started investigation in to the incident by arresting 3 persons, according to DSP Sunil Jung Shah of DPO Solukhumbu.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Killed 1
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