Incident Reports

Principal and hostel in-charge beat students for failing examination in Kathmandu


Province 3, Kathmandu, Gokarneshwor

The principal, Nirmal Bahadur Tamang, and hostel in-charge, Sunil Kumar Yonjan, of Buddha Academy Boarding School in Naya Basti of Gokarneshwar Municipality have beaten eight students with rods and pipes, for failing in the examination. 

Hira KC, a 17-year-old student of class 9 was also beaten while he requested the principal and hostel in-charge not to beat the students. The beating left KC with bruises on his face, neck and on various parts of his body. Hira's relative has lodged a complaint against the accused demanding compensation and justice for the victim. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Violence in school/university (violence by teachers, hazing, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 8
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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