Incident Reports

Urlabari Mayor accused of beating service seeker


Province 1, Morang, Uralabari

Speaking at a press conference in Biratnagar, on Thursday, Nita Basnet of Urlabari alleged that her husband Narayan Basnet was beaten by a group including the mayor of Urlabari Municipality Khadga Fago, on Monday. She also said that when seeking justice on the incident the group of attackers also registered a case of indecent behaviour against her husband.

Mayor Fago blatantly denied that he had assaulted Basnet and accused Basnet of intimidating the municipality officials during a dispute over a construction project.

According to Indra Lama of Urlabari-9, a group including mayor Fago physically assaulted Basnet before the office of the Chief Executive Officer of the municipality.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
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 unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
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