Incident Reports

Local manhandles Ward Chairperson


Province 1, Jhapa, Gauriganj, Ward 3

Ward Chairman Makhana Mahato of Gaurigunj municipality-3 made complaint against a local in accusation of manhandling.

Bhupal Katuwal a resident of Gauradaha-1, allegedly manhandled the chairperson in a dispute about construction of drainage in Gauriganj-Altawari road section on Thursday morning.

The accused is currently absconding. The chairperson has demanded legal action against the accused.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
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) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Local Newspaper - Jhapa