Incident Reports

Ward member candidate sustains serious injury in Khukuri attack in Baitadi


Sudurpashchim, Baitadi, Dilasaini, Ward 5

60-year-old Hariram Saud a candidate for the post of ward member of Dilasaini rural municipality-5 in Baitadi from the member of CPN (Maoist Center) was attacked with khukuri on May 2, by the local cadres of Ajit Saud. Due to the attack, the victim sustained serious injuries on his head and body. According to the police, they are looking for those involved in incident. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
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