Incident Reports

Tourism Minister accused of verbally and physically assaulting Chairperson of Nepal Airlines in Kathmandu


Prem Ale, Tourism minister verbally and physically assaulted Yuvraj Adhikari, the chairperson of Nepal Airlines on June 17 by calling him in his office. According to a top source in the Ministry of Tourism, Minister Ale asked to employ a large number of employees sent by him in Nepal Airlines. Adhikari already assigned some of the people Ale sent and some were in process. He intimidated and threatened Adhikari over time. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Threat/intimidation
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media