Incident Reports

Ward Chairperson attacked in Bajhang for trying to keep returnees to quarantine


Province 7, Bajhang, Khaptadchhanna, Ward 6

Tilak Khadka, Ward Chairperson of  Khaptad Chhanna Rural Municipality-6, lodged a complaint against 40-year-old Prakash Khadka, 35-year-old Tribhuvan Khadka, and 45-year-old Tej Bahadur Khadka at District Administration Office, Bajhang on May 27 accusing them of physically assaulting him on May 23. 

According to the Ward Chairperson Khadka, the group attacked him when he tried to keep returnees of Khaptad Chhanna Rural Municipality from Kathmandu in quarantine at the ward's Pataldewal Secondary school.

Chief District Officer Ram Bahadur Sarki said that Khadka lodged the complaint at the District Administration Office alleging that the perpetrators pelted stones at him and he sustained an injury.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Quarantine Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
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 unknown
Total Injured 1