Incident Reports

Chand-led Maoist cadres abduct ward chairman in Jajarkot

2017-11-24

Karnali, Jajarkot, Kuse, Ward 1

Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Friday abducted Gopal Bahadur Nepali, Chairman of ward no. 1 in Kushe Rural Municipality, Jajarkot district. Nepali’s brother Pramod told police that a group of six to seven cadres of CPN kidnapped his brother from near the ward office last night. According to Pramod, Chairman Gopal Bahadur was discussing election preparations when the CPN cadres kidnapped him. CPN district in-charge Hari Chandra Jaisi has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. Jaisi said that Gopal Bahadur was kidnapped to foil the elections. The federal parliamentary and provincial assembly elections are scheduled for November 26 and December 7. Nepali was elected ward chairman in the recently conducted local level elections. He was the candidate from CPN-UML. DSP Bhawesh Rimal said that Nepal Army and Nepal Police are looking for Nepali जाजरकोटको कुशे गाउँपालिका–१ का वडाध्यक्ष गोपालबहादुर नेपालीलाई नेत्रविक्रम चन्द विप्लव नेतृत्वको नेपाल कम्युनिष्ट पार्टीका कार्यकर्ताले अपहरण गरेका छन् । शुक्रबार राति २ बजे गाउँपालिका कार्यालय नजिकैबाट नेकपाका चार/पाँच जना कार्यकर्ताले जबरजस्ती लगेको उहाँका भाइ प्रमोद नेपालीले जानकारी दिनुभयो । नेपाली स्थानीय तहको चुनावमा एमालेबाट कुशे गाउँपालिका–१ को वडा अध्यक्षमा चुनिनुभएको थियो ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Abduction
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people 7
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) UML and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Abducted 1
National/Online Media , INSEC , Local Newspaper - Banke

0 Comments

Related Reports