Incident Reports

Deputy Mayor of Janakpur Dham sub-metropolitan physically assaulted by a group locals in Dhanusha


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur, Ward 23

Kishori Sah, deputy mayor of Janakpur Dham sub-metropolitan was physically assaulted by a group of locals on June 19, who came to submit a memorandum demanding to vacant the land which was encroached in Janakpur Dham sub-metropolitan-23. A woman among the accused assaulted Sah by beating her with a slipper. 

The locals came to hand over a memorandum to the mayor demanding to stop the sale of 17 bighas and 15 katas of land given to Ramjan's bridegroom Bhagwan Kuti by local social workers and donors. After not seeing the Mayor, the locals handed over the memorandum to the deputy mayor. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Access/control of public land
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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