Incident Reports

Ward Chairperson shot in Dhading


Bagmati, Dhading, Benighat Rorang, Ward 8

Indra Kumar Chepang of Rapti Municipality-13, Chitawan shot 35-year-old Ramji Chepang, a ward member of Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality-8. Ward Member Chepang has sustained deep injury on his head as a result of the attack. 

Rural Municipality Chairperson Hari Dallakoti informed that, Chepang is receiving treatment in Intensive Care Unit at Norvic Hospital in Kathmandu.

Indra Kumar Chepang was absconding since a month after raping two girls. Chepang is also accused of assaulting, threatening and intimidating locals.

According to Spokesperson Rupak Khadka of district Police Office Dhading, a team of police has been deployed to arrest the accused.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Small arms
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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
Total Injured 1