Incident Reports

Victim’s party complained against local representatives for beating


Province 2, Mahottari, Sonama, Ward 1

The victim’s party complained that two boys were tied and beaten by Rural Municipality chair and ward chair at Sonam Rural Municipality on May 4.

16 years old Shanker Shah and 17 years old Sudhir Shah both were beaten on charge of helping Sudha Yadav to elope with local Raju Shah according to the victim’s party.

According to victim Shah, they were tied with hand and were beaten by ward chair Ashok Yadav, Rural Municipality chief Raj Kumar Yadav and Pramod Yadav. The victim’s complained that instead of taking them to hospital, they were sent to house. He also complained that they were threatened by the assailant to bring the eloped woman within 24 hours.

They underwent health checkup at local medical. The complaint is lodged at Area Police Office and the incident is under investigation according to inspector Kishore Acharya

Ajaya Kumar Shah

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to perceived offenses to social or moral norms (other than witchcraft)
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 2
Youth Injured 2