Incident Reports

Biplov cadres subject ward chairperson to inhumane treatment in Rukum West


Karnali, Rukum West, Sani Bheri

Cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party have subjected ward chairperson of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-8 50-year-old Sashiram Budhathoki to inhumane treatment by smearing him black and putting a garland of shoes around his neck. 

According to DSP Dhruva Kumar Shrestha of DPO Rukum West, NCP cadres 23-year-old Shiva BK of Aathbiskot Municipality-3 and 23-year-old Prakash Rasaili of Aathbiskot Municipality-11 were involved in the incident. Police arrested both of them on July 28 and are further investigating. Issuing a press release, Sano Bheri rural municipality secretary of NCP, Shiva BK stated that the group punished the ward chairperson for embezzling rupees 3-lakhs from a canal project.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Public humiliation
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
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 noyouth