A 57-year-old, Dalit man, Bal Bahadur Bishwakarma, of Kankai-5 Tekra was beaten to death in Jhapa on the pretext of caste discrimination. Financially destitute Bal Bahadur was brutally beaten by his neighbour Mohan Ghimire on April 5 and he died on April 8 while undergoing treatment.
According to his family members and neighbours, the Ghimire family has been discriminating against Bal Bahadur and his family for a long time. On the day of the incident, the deceased had gone to talk to Ghimire regarding the discrimination towards him.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Interpersonal|
|Primary Form||Assault (small group)|
|Primary Cause||Related to discrimination against Dalits|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Citizen/Individuals|
|Actor 1 - Youth||na|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Dalit|
|Actor 2 - Youth||noyouth|
August 03, 2018