Incident Reports

Bullet shot targeting chairperson of a Rural Municipality in Achhamm


Sudurpashchim, Achham, Ramaroshan

A bullet has been shot targeting chairperson of Ramroshan Rural Municipality, Achham. According to the District Police Office Achham,  Jhankar Sawad, the chairperson of Rama Roshan Rural Municipality, was targetted in the bullet attack. Chief of the District Police Office Achham, Janak Shahi, said that the incident took place at the house of Sawad, which is located near the office of the Rural Municipality's office in Mujabagar.

The bullet struck the carpet of the Mayor's room. The person who fired the bullet ran away, according to police. Police said that the shooter jumped into the Kailash river.

Chief Shahi of the District Police Office, Achham, said the police have been deployed to search 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 Unclear
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 noyouth
Local Newspaper - Kanchanpur , Local Newspaper - Kailali