Incident Reports

Youth lodges complaint of assault against ward chairperson in Dhankuta


Province 1, Dhankuta, Chhathar Jorpati, Ward 2

24-year-old Hakim Magar lodged a complaint on May 13, against 53-year-old Chandralal Tamang, ward chairperson of Chhathar Jorpati Rural Municipality-2, Dhankuta on the charge of beating him over a minor dispute.

The dispute broke between two after a nursery belonging to Tek Bahadur Tamang was accidentally damaged while Magar was breaking a stone with a dozer on May 11. Magar alleges ward chairman Tamang of beating him by calling a group of 20/25 people. He has sustained head injuries from the incident.

According to the police, including the ward chairperson, the victim had lodged a complaint against 20-year-old Sudip Tamang and 35-year-old Sukra Tamang on May 13. 

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 3
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals , Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1