Incident Reports

Nepali Congress leader attacked with knife for trying to stop breaking of lockdown


Province 1, Morang, Pathari Shanishchare, Ward 1

Police have arrested 28-year-old Bijaya Limbu on the charge of a knife attack on 65-year-old Dilip Tamang of Patharishanischare Municipality-1. Limbu attacked Tamang with a knife on Friday evening while he was blocking the road after there were complaints of lockdown against coronavirus being defied, informed the locals. Tamang is a local Nepali Congress leader.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
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