Incident Reports

Local representatives and bureaucrats accuse rural municipality chairperson of assaulting them


Bagmati, Ramechhap, Likhu

Govinda Bahadur Khadka, president of Lakhu Tamakosi Rural Municipality of Ramechhap, has been accused of being part of irregularities during the electrification project, of trying to avoid the investigation and of trying to attack the executive members of local government. 

At a press conference at District Headquarters, Manthali on Friday, ten executive members including the vice president of the Rural Municipality and six ward heads made the allegations.

In the press statement, it is written that 45-year-old Rural Municipality Chairperson Govinda Bahadur Khadka tried to attack 48-year-old Chief Administrative Officer Bhupendra Rai and other executive members during the meeting with a chair.

Ramechhap’s Likhu rural municipality Chair arrested for abduction

RAMECHHAP: Chairman of Likhu Tamakoshi Rural Municipality of Ramechhap Govinda Khadka has been arrested on charges of abduction and hostage-taking.

A team of District Police Office Ramechhap arrested Khadka from his house on Friday on the basis of a complaint of coercion and deception.

He has been alleged of swindling a person by forcing him to sign on a cheque, according to Ramechhap Police Chief DSP Basanta Pathak.

Khadka has remained a controversial figure in the rural municipality.

Khadka, who was elected as the Chairman from the then UML, was suspended from all responsibilities including the district member of the party last year saying that he was moving against the party’s policy and people’s sentiments.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Issues related to corruption (other than tenders)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
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 3
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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