Incident Reports

Locals unhappy with relief distribution assault ward chairperson in Doti


Sudurpashchim, Doti, K I Singh, Ward 4

Four persons dissatisfied with the relief distribution process assaulted Jay Bahadur Dhami, the ward chairperson of KI Singh Rural Municipality-4. Police have arrested three of the four alleged people. Among the arrested are Lal Nepali, Lok Karki, and Mohan Karki of the same ward. 

The ward chairperson fainted after the attack and was taken to Dipayal for treatment. 

The locals also padlocked the ward office. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Weapons None
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 4
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 noyouth
Total Injured 1
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