Incident Reports

Group of five people attacks CPN-UML's House of Representatives election candidate Abdus Miya's campaign team in Gorkha; one injured


Gandaki, Gorkha, Palungtar, Ward 7

A group of five people attacked the election campaign team of Abdus Miya CPN-UML's candidate for the House of Representatives election in Gorkha constituency- 2 on November 13 night at Mango resort in Palungtar municipality-7 of Gorkha where they had stopped for dinner. Gorkha Police spokesperson Leelaraj Lamichhane alleged that the group of accused men attacked the Miya's team with beer bottle. Due to the attack, CPN-UML's state secretariat member Hari Kafle sustained a serious injury on his head resulting in him getting seven stitches. The group also vandalized tables and chairs of the hotel. Police arrested 2 of the 5 accused in the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) UML and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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