Incident Reports

Registration officer assaulted by an local while collecting voter lists in Kavre

2021-12-12

Bagmati, Kavrepalanchowk, Bethanchowk, Ward 2

An employee who went to the Bethanchowk village municipality office premises in Kavrepalanchok to collect voter lists with photos was physically assaulted. Kamal Nepal, a registration officer, said that he was beaten while registering his name from Bethanchowk.

Bishnu Prasad Sapkota of Bethanchowk Village Municipality-2 came to another district to fill in the details of his married daughter in the voter's list, meanwhile, there was a dispute regarding the registration of her name due to which register Nepal was beaten on December 12."I was attacked deliberately," Nepal said. He demanded legal action against the perpetrators. Chief of the District Election Office, Umesh Kumar Rai, said that necessary action would be taken after consulting the victim. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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
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