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Police pressures man assaulted by ward chairperson in Dhanusha to reconcile

2020-07-12

Province 2, Dhanusha, Dhanusadham, Ward 9

Diplal Mahato of Gaushala-12 Mahottari district has accused Area Police Dhalkebar of pressing him to reconcile instead of filing a complaint against Sanjiv Yadav, Ward Chairperson of  Dhanushadham Municipality-9, who according to Mahato physically assaulted him three weeks ago over a land-related dispute. According to Mahato, Area Police Office Dhalkebar has refused to register a complaint against the ward chairperson and his two brothers who beat and injured him.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Access/control of private land
Actor 1 - Number of people 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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