Incident Reports

Vice-president of valley's FNJ accused of attempting to assault ward chairperson in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Chandragiri, Ward 7

Shrihari Thapa, Vice President of the Valley's Federation of Nepali Journalists Associate, is accused of attempting to assault Shambhu KC, Ward Chairman of Chandragiri Municipality-7 in the vaccination site. According to the police, there was a dispute at the health centre where the vaccine was being administered. Thapa also allegedly threw the medicines in the vaccination centre. He is being further questioned by the police at Metropolitan Police Circle, Thankot, Balamb. Thapa had an old rivalry with Ward Chairman KC after he got defeated in the last local level election from the CPN (UML) as the ward chairman of the same ward 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Journalist/Media
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
National/Online Media