Incident Reports

Ordinary citizen assaulted by the ruling coalition in Morang


Province 1, Morang, Katahari, Ward 3

Shankar Kumar Safi a 21-year-old youth of Koshi rural municipality-7 in Morang was physically assaulted by around 4-5 cadres of the ruling alliance on November 16 during an electoral campaign assembly organized by the ruling alliance in Katahari rural municipality-3. According to the eyewitnesses when Safi questioned Amanlal Modi, a CPN (Maoist Center) candidate for the House of Representatives election from Morang constituency no-4, regarding his achievement over the past 10 years, Modi's cadres who were agitated by the question physically assaulted him.

According to Safi, he sustained an injury on his ear due to the assault. After the incident, Modi requested Safi for a tea meeting but he refused to meet.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Maoist Center) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
National/Online Media