Incident Reports

Maoist leader and police accused of beating congress cadres in Panchthar


Province 1, Panchthar, Phidim, Ward 12

Manukmar Rai, Chairman of the CPN-Maoist Ward Committee and Assistant Sub-inspector of Nepal Police Sai Ganesh Prasad Luitel of Nangin Police Post are alleged of beating Man Bahadur Neupane, 25, a Nepali Congress cadre of Phidim Municipality-12 in normal dispute on May 22.

It is alleged that the victim was beaten by Rai during the night and ASI Luitel also beat him after he arrived at the incident. Pathibhara Hospital informed that the victim’s primary treatment was conducted at Pathibhara Hospital in Phidim on May 23 and referred for further treatment to Kanchanjungha Hospital of Birtamod, Jhapa.

Regarding the incident, the Nepali Congress Fidim Municipality 12 number ward committee has demanded legal action against the accused. The accused said that there was a general dispute in the incident and they did not beat the victim. No complaint has been lodged with the police regarding the incident.

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 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police , CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1