Incident Reports

Singer assaulted by locals during dispute over encroachment of road in Lalitpur


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Mahalaxmi

Singer Bunu Upreti was physically assaulted in Mahalaxmi Municipality-6 Tikathali in Lalitpur by locals during a dispute over encroaching public road. The locals had filed a complaint in the ward and police station Satdobato saying that Uprety had encroached the road by placing flower vases on the road. Locals attacked her when there was a dispute over the matter. DSP Madan KC of Metropolitan Police Circle Satdobato stated that the police was preparing to mediate the dispute between the two parties.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Access/control of public land
Actor 1 - Number of people N/A
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
National/Online Media