Incident Reports

Two arrested on the charge of physically assaulting a man for voting CPN (Maoist Center) in Salyan


Karnali, Salyan, Darma, Ward 2

Police arrested Choplal Oli, 25, and Surendra Rokaya, 21, of Darma rural municipality-2 in Salyan on May 24, on the charge of physically assaulting neighbor Tilak Oli of Darma rural municipality-2. According to the police, the accused physically assaulted the victim for voting for for CPN (Maoist Center) instead of Nepali Congress. Police further added that they are looking for Nischal Oli and Chin Bahadur Rokaya who were also involved in the incident. Maoist Center won most seats including chairperson, deputy chairperson and ward chairpersons in local election in Darma rural municipality.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Secondary Cause Contestation between Parties
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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