Incident Reports

Office assistant seriously injured by beating, employees on protest


Madhes, Parsa, Jirabhawani

The employees of Jirabhawani Rural Municipality, Parsa have been protesting since Monday. After the office assistant, Shreeram Patel was injured by the attack of local youths, the employees of the rural municipality and all the five wards' offices are protesting against it halting the office activities. 

The office assistant Patel was beaten by the drunk Ashok Das, Rajesh Tharu, and Sanju Mahato of ward no. 4 on Sunday evening while he was riding on his motorcycle on his way home from the office. 

According to  Amit Giri, Chief Administrative Office of Jirabhawani Rural Municipality, the three people riding on the one motorcycle hit Patel in his head with the helmet saying that he didn't give them side.    

Patel has sustained serious head injury from the beating. The injured Patel was treated at Narayani Hospital, Birgunj on Sunday night but then he was transmitted to National Medical College on Monday after he was not cured, said Giri. 

Three youths involved in the beating were arrested by the Area Police Office, Paterwa Sugauli, on Sunday night. But the employees on protest has said that the protest will continue until murder case is registered against all the three. 

According to Chief Administrative Officer Giri, the official activities of the rural municipality and the other five wards offices have been halted since Monday as the employees went into protest.



Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
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
Youth Killed 00
Total Injured 1
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