Incident Reports

Rural Municipality Chairperson accused of assaulting the chief administrative officer in Dhanusha

2021-05-09

Province 2, Dhanusha, Aaurahi

A dispute broke out between the local representatives and the employees in the Aurahi rural municipality of Dhanusha. Bramhadev Yadav, the chairperson of the municipality allegedly attacked Chief Administrative Officer Subodh Kumar Thakur.

According to the victim, the rural municipality chairperson assaulted the chief administrative officer after a dispute arose over the issue of budget release that has to be done through the consumer committee at the local level. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Secondary Cause Disputes over inheritance, debt, land and other economic disputes
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
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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