Incident Reports

Police accused of physically assaulting a teen boy in Khotang


Province 1, Khotang, Diprung, Ward 2

Muna Dahal, mother of Ashok Dahal a 15-year-old boy of Diprung chuichumma rural municipality-1 has accused Parsuram Basola a 36-year-old police constable, and 24-year-old Sagar Rai of physically assaulting Dahala on February 13. According to Muna, both police were under the influence of alcohol and drugs and physically assaulted her son by taking him to a Shiva temple.
Whereas, the police refused the allegation alleging that the accused and the victim lived under the same roof and as they were being playful they only pushed him without the intention of hurting him. And he further added when the alleged victim agitated and brought Khukuri to attack policemen the situation turned tense. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth