Incident Reports

Youth injured in sharp weapon attack in Dhading, bodyguard of Nilakantha municipality accused of attack


Bagmati, Dhading, Nilakantha, Ward 5

Hari Shrestha a youth of Nilakantha municipality-5 was injured in an attack by Dinesh Thapa Magar, a bodyguard of newly elected mayor of Nilkantha municipality Bhim Dhungana with a sharp knife on June 10 afternoon. Shrestha alleged that he was attacked under Dhungana's instruction in revenge for physical assault on him by the local youths on May 14 during the local level election. Shrestha is undergoing treatment in Dhading Hospital.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Sharp weapon
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
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