Incident Reports

Five CPN-UML cadres arrested on the charge of physically assaulting a Nepali Congress cadre in Salyan


Karnali, Salyan, Tribeni, Ward 2

Police arrested Sob Bahadur Pun, 34, Dhiraj Ramja,16, Jogendra Nepali, 30, Prakash Nepali, 20, and Indra Bahadur Pun, 45, of Rajagithi, Tribeni rural municipality-2 on May 25, on the charge of physically assaulting Khim Bahadur Pun, a 37-year-old Nepali Congress cadre of Tribeni rural municipality-2 of Salyan. According to the complaint, the accused assaulted the victim with a baton on his body including his head when he was returning from the victory party of newly elected ward chairperson Hasta Bahadur Ramja. According to the police, the accused might have been under the influence of alcohol when they assaulted the victim. The Nepali Congress Salyan demanded to take action against the accused who assaulted Pun without any solid reason. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 5
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
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