Incident Reports

Youth Association's cadre attacked with sharp weapon in Chitwan; One arrested


Bagmati, Chitawan, Khairahani, Ward 8

Kumar thapa, a local cadre of CPN-UML's Youth Association has been seriously injured after being attacked with a sharp weapon by an unidentified group in Kharhani of Chitawan on May 7. According to inspector Anoj Bishwokarma of Area Police Office Khairahani, Thapa was attacked near his home in Khairahani-8. Thapa sustained injuries on his head, hand, and leg. Thapa had entered CPN-UML leaving Nepali Congress a year ago and was actively engaging politically for the upcoming election. The attack is believed to be motivated politically. Police have arrested a person for investigation.
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
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Left Alliance (CPN-MC, UML & others)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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