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Family assaulted for attending rival's rally

2017-11-19

Karnali, Jajarkot, Chhedagad

It is reported that Nepali Congress cadres assaulted members of a Dalit family for attending an election campaign of the Left alliance at Karkigaun of Chhedagaad Municipality in Jajarkot a few days ago. The incident surfaced today after the victims' family lodged a complained at District Police Office, Jajarkot. As per the complaint, Kale Damai's Family members, including his wife Mandari and brother Prithvi Damai were beaten indiscriminately accusing them of playing musical instruments in the left-alliances election campaign. Kale said the NC activities came to his home and beat his spouse Mandari and sibling Prithvi for plating musical instruments at the left alliance's election campaign at Manghat of Karkigaun. Kele added the activist also threatened such functions again. Victim Mandari said the cadres had charged at them with bamboo sticks after entering their house. According to her NC activists, Kashi Ram Rokaya, Megh Badi, Kashi Ram Badi, Lal Bahadur Shahi and Deep Malla among others were involved in the assault. Meanwhile, Deputy Superintendent of Police Bhabesh Rimal, chief at District Police Office, Jajarkot, said a police squad was deployed to nab the alleged investigation.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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