Incident Reports

Madhyapur Thimi deputy mayor accuses CPN-UML municipal secretary of physical attack


Bagmati, Bhaktapur, Madhyapur Thimi

The deputy mayor of Madhyapur Thimi in Bhaktapur, Bijaya Krishna Shrestha has accused a group of locals including CPN-UML municipal secretary Suman Joshi of assaulting him while he had gone to inspect the work of laying stone tiles at ward 4 of the municipality. The deputy mayor stated that a group led by Joshi launched a planned attack on him due to which he sustained pain on his hand and waist. He accused Joshi of attacking him after not getting the contract for laying the stones.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations UML and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
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 noyouth
Total Injured 1
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