Incident Reports

Group assaults ward-chairperson due to dissatisfaction over relief distribution


Province 1, Sunsari, Inaruwa, Ward 8

A group of youths assaulted the chairperson of ward 8 in Inaruwa Municipality Rabindra Mandal over dissatisfaction about the distribution of relief. Accusing the ward office of distributing relief to well-off families instead of poor families who actually deserved the relief the group assaulted ward chairperson and started a demonstration outside the relief distribution center at Ganesh Nera primary school. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Issues related to the delivery of government aid programs (e.g. earthquake rehab/recon)
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
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 na
Total Injured 1
Local Newspaper - Morang