Incident Reports

One person severely beaten by a group of locals for political reasons


Madhes, Bara, Prasauni, Ward 6

Shyam Sundar Sah, 22, of Prasauni rural municipality-6 was physically assaulted by the locals in the evening of March 21 for supporting Communist Party of Nepal instead of Nepal Congress during the local elections.

An eyewitness shared that Sah was stabbed with a knife in the stomach. The doctor at the National Medical College said that his condition was worrisome as he had serious injuries in the heart. Dharmendra Sah, 25, of the same area, who was with Shyamasundar Sah, is also injured. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Contestation between rival political parties outside elections
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 2
Youth Injured 2