Incident Reports

Two arrested for assaulting a Dalit youth for touching door in Solukhumbu


Province 1, Solukhumbu, Dudhkoshi, Ward 9

Police, on July 6, arrested 31-year-old Tara Thapa Magar and 27-year-old Shyam Thapa Magar of the Solu-Dudkunda Municipality-9 on the charge of assaulting 16-year-old Deepak Bishwokarma. They assaulted him by discriminating based on his caste for touching a door of a house on June 13. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Related to discrimination against Dalits
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit
Actor 2 - Youth youth
National/Online Media