Incident Reports

Four injured in a clash between two groups in Dang, independent deputy mayor candidate arrested


Lumbini, Dang, Tulsipur, Ward 4

Police arrested Sushil Gandharva, an independent candidate for deputy mayor's post  on May 14, on the charge of attack with sharp weapon during a clash between two groups in Tulsipur sub-metropolis of Dang. According to the police, the clash took place in Tulsipur-4 near the house of Gandharva, during a worshipping ritual. Police speculated that the clash might have occurred as a result of a minor dispute during the election on May 13 afternoon between Gandharva's son Suman and a group of youths regarding campaigning. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other/multiple/unspecified political affiliation
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 4
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