Incident Reports

Death threat issued against Kathmandu metropolitan city mayor


A person has allegedly from squatters community residing at the Bagmati river in Thapathali has issued death threat against the  Mayor of Kathmandu metropolitan city on November 28 after the metropolitan police tried to forcefully evacuate Bagmati corridor settlement in Thapathali of Kathmandu. The person issued a threat by posting a video message on his social media profile. Mayor Balen Shah question shared the video through social media and drew the attention of the central government and the security officials.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
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
National/Online Media