Incident Reports

Ward chairperson physically assaulted by the local in Baglung during National Identity Card distribution


Gandaki, Baglung, Bareng, Ward 3

Sher Bahadur Khanal, Ward chairperson of Bareng rural municipality-3, was physically assaulted by a  local Man Bahadur Pun during the National Identity card distribution. Khanal alleged that Pun used demeaning words and later forcibly entered his room. He further added that Pun brought incomplete papers to receive National Identity Card and when he was asked to complete the papers, he resorted to assault. Due to assault, Khanal sustained injuries to his hand, legs, and ear.  

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 Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
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