Incident Reports

Five injured in a clash between cadres of Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) in Rukum West


Karnali, Rukum West, Chaurjahari, Ward 10

Five cadres were injured in a clash between CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress in Chaurjahari municipality-10 on May 12. Clash broke out between the two parties after cadres of Nepali Congress found out that the CPN (Maoist Center) candidate was distributing cash to the voters in violation of the election code of conduct. According to DSP Bishnu Prashad Soti of DPO Rukum West, the condition of those injured in the clash is normal.
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 CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 5
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