Incident Reports

Kathmandu Post: Ward Chair accused of assaulting woman in Bardiya


Lumbini, Bardiya, Gulariya, Ward 1

A woman has registered a police complaint against Hari Prasad Pasi, ward chairman of Gulariya Munucipality-9, Bardiya, claiming that a group led by Pasi assaulted her on Wednesday night. Saiti Tharu, 48, was reportedly attacked by Pasi and his men because she had complained about discrimination in aid distribution in aid distribution to the flood victims to MP Sanjaya Kumar Gautam recently. Police said that they have started a probe into the case. A women's group also filed a complaint against Pasi and his cronies at the District Administration Office.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None , None
Primary Cause Issues related to the delivery of government aid programs (e.g. earthquake rehab/recon)
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations Government and civil servants at central level , Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media