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.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Collective|
|Primary Form||Assault (large group)|
|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|