Incident Reports

Three woman physically assaulted by forest guards in Bara


Madhes, Bara, Kolhabi, Ward 5

Harka Maya Khadka a 30-year-old woman of Kolhabi municipality-8, Hem Kumari Shrestha a 28-year-old woman, and Sita Shrestha a 33-year-old woman were physically assaulted and misbehaved by the forest guards of the forest located at Kolhabi municipality-5. Anup Subedi, ward chairperson of municipality-8, said that the group of five forest guards of the Sector One Unit Office, which is located on the north side of Bodhwan Machhagaon of Ward 5 under the Madhuvan Forest Sector Office, misbehaved with the women and asked them why they had come to the forest. According to him, Harkamaya has bruises all over her body. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other types of GBV
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 3
Female Injured 3
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