Incident Reports

Hooligan leader arrested for threating people's representative in Siddhalek, Dhading


Province 3, Dhading, Siddhalek

Radhe Bhandari, a hooligan leader was arrested on the charge of being involved in hooliganism. He is accused of threatening the people's representative of Siddhalek rural municipality in Dhading.

Bhandari, who is also the district vice-president of the Nepali Congress-affiliated Tarun Dal, was illegally operating a crusher to extract sand and ballast even after the expiration of the sand extraction contract by signing contract in the name of another for which the local body warned him however he threatened the people's representative instead. He was ruling over the contract lease and illegal sand mining commission in Dhading.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Access/control of other natural resources (forest, minerals)
Secondary Cause Other types of criminal activity
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Entity Nepali Congress
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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 na
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