Incident Reports

Businessman assaulted in Jajarkot

2020-07-13

Province 6, Jajarkot, Chhedagad

A group led by Mayor Lal Bahadur Mahatara of Chhedagad municipality, Jajarkot, has beaten up local businessman Dikaram Jaisi and his wife on the evening of July 13 in their shop because they refused to provide materials unless their previous due was cleared. They have been providing materials for the building being constructed at Bal Higher Secondary School since 2014 and are yet to collect 1.4 million rupees. The assault resulted in his head injury and his wife's broken arm. Despite repeated attempts to understand the incident, the perpetrator was unreachable.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other economic issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 2
Female Injured 1
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