Incident Reports

Cadres of Chand-led Maoist attacked a lawyer in Banke


Lumbini, Banke, Nepalgunj

 A group of unidentified assailants attacked an advocate inside his law firm here in Nepalgunj on Tuesday. The group of four to five unidentified individuals attacked Nepalgunj-based lawyer Uday Lal Verma at his law firm at 10 am today morning. Advocate Verma sustained injuries in his head and is receiving medical treatment at Nepalgunj-based Teaching Hospital. According to DSP Janak Shahi, the attackers hit Verma on the head with a stick. DSP Shahi informed that pamphlets belonging to Netra Bikram Chand led CPN Maoist was found at the scene. The pamphlets read that advocate Verma had illegally acquired the land of others.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Access/control of private land
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Entity CPN M
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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