Incident Reports

Youth attacks his friend with Khukuri over a dispute in Kathmandu


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Tarakeshwor, Ward 9

21-year-old Shani Tamang of Ramechhap attacked his friend Subash Tamang of Dolakha with a khukuri during a dispute between them at Sheshmati Lambagar of Tarkeshwor Municipality in Kathmandu on December 25. The injured is undergoing treatment at the National Trauma Center.Sai Padam Awasthi of Nepal Police working in Dharmasthali of the Metropolitan Police Division was attacked with a khukuri at midnight on December 25 while he was going to arrest Shani Tamang. He sustained serious head injuries and is undergoing treatment at Nepal Police Hospital.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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