Incident Reports

Principal of Chandrajyoti Secondary School arrested on the charge of physically assaulting 42 students in Tanahu


Gandaki, Tanahun, Ghiring

Prem Thapa a principal of Chandrajyoti Secondary School located at Ghiring rural municipality of Tanahu was arrested on the charge of physically assaulting 42 students for "not following the rules". Due to the assault a student named Lilamaya Ale of Bhimad municipality-4 sustained injury. According to the police, the students were staying in a hostel to prepare for SEE.

Whereas the principal alleged that he only assaulted the students to perform better in the tests and it was rather an act to encourage students. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Violence in school/university (violence by teachers, hazing, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 42
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
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