Incident Reports

ANNFSU cadres attack CDO, Security Officials and Chief Election Officer in Bajura


CPN-UML's youth wing ANNFSU cadres have reportedly assaulted Chief District Officer Prakash Chandra Adhikari, Chief Electoral Officer Dhakaram Poudel, and heads of security agencies in Bajura on November 23. The ANNFSU cadres pelted stones and waved black flags chating slogans. According to CDO, Adhikari, the ANNFSU cadres attacked the officials while there were exiting the office of District Coordination Committee in Bajura district headquarter Martadi after attending a meeting held to resolve the issue of counting votes of the election.

The CPN-UML leaders and ANNFSU cadres were protesting against the killing of their cadre Chetan Ayadi and were demanding the arrest of the accused in the killing. The ANNFSU cadres vowed to not let counting of votes for the election to start until proper investigation into the murder of Aidi was carried out.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Election-related incident
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 8
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
Election-related cause primary
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