Incident Reports

Youth in Dang beaten to death on charge of teasing girls at a wedding


Lumbini, Dang, Ghorahi, Ward 10

21-year-old Rajan Chaudhary, a resident of Ghorahi Sub-Metropolis-16, was beaten to death by the locals on the charge of teasing a girl at a wedding party in  Jalaura Ghorahi Sub-metropolis-10 on February 26. Police have arrested seven persons involved in the incident and registered a case against them after the seriously injured youth died while undergoing treatment on February 27.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to perceived offenses to social or moral norms (other than witchcraft)
Actor 1 - Number of people 7
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 1
Youth Killed 1
National/Online Media