Incident Reports

Ward chairperson attacked at fair, police fires one round in the air


Karnali, Rukum West, Aathbiskot

The ward 3 chairperson of Aathbiskot Municipality in Rukum West Kesharman BK was injured in an attack according to police.

According to District Police Office Rukum West, ward chairperson BK was attacked by a group of youths during a dispute at fair organized on the occasion of Tihar festival. DSP Sumit Khadka of DPO said, police had to fire one round warning shot after the attack on the chairperson went out of control. Police suspect,  BK was attacked over an old feud. He was sent to district hospital for treatment.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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