Incident Reports

Two injured in a clash between CPN-UML and Nepali Congress cadres in Rupandehi


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Tillotama, Ward 16

CPN-UML cadres Sanjib Bhandari and Sagar Regmi were injured in a clash between CPN-UML and Nepali Congress in Tilottama Municipality-16 of Rupandehi on May 9. Bhandari sustained serious injuries on his ear, chest, and head in the incident whereas Regmi sustained a minor injury. CPN-UML cadres alleged that the cadre of Nepali Congress attacked them. 

Deputy Inspector at the Area Police Office, Mangalapur, Laxman Dangi said that police had requested the UML cadres to go to Butwal to lodge a complaint. Butwal Area Police Office Deputy Superintendent of Police Thag Bahadur KC said that he was not aware of the incident as he was out of office. Police have not arrested anyone involved in the incident so far. Tilottama is the hometown of Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation Left Alliance (CPN-MC, UML & others)
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 2
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