Sudip Rai, a 35-year-old cadre of CPN (Maoist Center) died after sustaining serious injury during a clash between the cadres of Nepali Congress and Maoist Center on May 13 in Sotang rural municipality of Solukhumbu.
The clash was sparked by a dispute when Nepali Congress cadres accused CPN-UML cadres of carrying an elderly woman to polling station but leaving her stranded after voting. According to the police, Rai sustained serious head injury after being hit with a stone by Congress cadres. Rai died while undergoing treatment. Police started investigation in to the incident by arresting 3 persons, according to DSP Sunil Jung Shah of DPO Solukhumbu.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Twosided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Interpersonal|
|Primary Form||Group Clash|
|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|