Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against the local representative in Dang on the charge of beating an elderly woman


Lumbini, Dang, Ghorahi, Ward 18

A 75-year-old woman has been beaten by a Local representative in Dang. A complaint has been lodged at the District Police Office, Dang, alleging that Deepa Nepali, a ward member of Ghorahi Sub-Metropolis-18, had beaten 75-year-old Rukmadevi Nepali. Rukmadevi's left hand was paralyzed and her clothes were torn. The victim has alleged that Deepa, who was elected as a Dalit woman member from CPN UML, beat Rukmadevi for not voting in the election.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
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