Incident Reports

Congress candidate assaults two cadres accusing them of not voting for him in Jumla


Karnali, Jumla, Chandannath, Ward 8

Rup Bahadur Rokaya, a Nepali Congress candidate for Chandannath municipality-7 of Jumla has been accused of physically assaulting his cadres Kumar Bikram Shahi and Kamal Bohora of Chandannath municipality-8 on May 15. The victims alleged that Rokaya, physically assaulted them accusing them of not voting for him. Bikram Shahi sustained injury in the assault.

According to the complaint lodged, the accused called them to have a discussion and assaulted by taking them inside the house.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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