Incident Reports

JSP party leader arrested on charge of assaulting a local woman and staff of drinking water association


Province 1, Jhapa, Mechinagar, Ward 6

Police arrested Keval Ram Rai, party leader of Janata Samajwadi Party of Province 1, on June 3, on the charge of assaulting  26-year-old Laxmi Limbu, a local woman of  Mechinagar-6, and Dhiren Subba, an employee for Drinking Water Consumer and Sanitation Assocaition. A group of 6/7 youths including Rai allegedly went to Limbu's house on June 2 and beat her up as well as beat Subba on the residence of the Drinking Water Office.

According to the police, the investigation has been extended by the district court. The drinking water association had registered a case at the Area Police Office, Kankarvitta on June 3 demanding action against the group.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 7
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals , Janata Samajbadi Party
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media