Incident Reports

Police accused of physically assaulting secretary of Khandbari municipality-1 in Sankhuwasabha


Province 1, Sankhuwasabha, Khandbari, Ward 1

The ward secretary of Khandbari municipality-8 38-year-old Raj Kumar Rai of Khandbari municipality-1 has accused the patrolling police of physically assaulting him on January 15 evening while he was with his family. The victim alleged that the patrolling police verbally abused him and slapped him.

Police denied Rai's allegation and alleged that the incident rather took place at another site during Makar Shankranti festival. Police further added that Rai was under the influence of alcohol and when he was asked to leave, he verbally abused the police and he pushed them. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
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 noyouth