Incident Reports

Dispute over rupees 2000 results in death


Karnali, Rukum West, Aathbiskot, Ward 4

A person who was injured in a beating over a minor financial dispute has died while undergoing treatment in Nepalgunj Medical college. The deceased has been identified as 22-year-old Rabin Sarki of Aathbiskot municipality-4 Rukum. On November 23, 28-year-old Dhan Bahadur BK of ward 5 of the same municipality physically attacked Sarki while he was returning home from Raadi, the center of Aathbiskot municipality. Police arrested BK 3 days after the incident on November 26. During police investigation it was revealed that BK attacked Sarki after he refused to pay rupees two thousand owed to BK. Interestingly, Sarki owed BK rupees two thousand in medical expenses as he had beat him and caused injury. Police are further investigating on the incident.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media