Incident Reports

General Administration Minister Shrestha physically assaulted by Ram Babu Yadav, member of parliament


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Member of parliament Ram Babu Yadav physically assaulted general administration minister Rajendra Shrestha in Singha durbar Kathmandu on June 9. Yadav went to the office of the minister and physically assaulted Shrestha alleging that he did not allocate budget. Minister Shrestha's personal secretary denied that he was physically assaulted stating that there was a verbal spat between the two.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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