Incident Reports

Men assault Dalit after losing a court case


Madhes, Sarlahi, Haripur

Sukeshowr Kathabaniya and his son Bibek Kathabaniya assaulted Shatrughan Paswan of Haripur Municipality-2 after losing a court case over a piece of land. According to Shatrughan, they verbally assaulted him with ethnic slurs before assaulting him physically. He further stated that the Area police office Haripur denied his complaint of an assault that was to be filed against Kathabaniya duo. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
Youth Abducted 00
National/Online Media