Incident Reports

Dalit association member injured in an assault in Dolpa


Karnali, Dolpa, Tripurasundari

Rajiman Sarki, 42, of Tripurakot VDC-1 and central committee member of Nepal Congress’s Dalit wing Nepal Dalit Association has been injured in an attack by an unidentified group on the night of January 28. Sarki’s relative informed INSEC that he was assaulted by a group of about four masked men as he was heading for home from Kot Bazaar of Tripurakot. He added that the group accused him of speaking against their party and attacked with sticks and stones leaving Sarki with deep cuts in head and forehead. He is undergoing treatment at a local health facility and the search for the assailants was on, Tripurakot Area Police in-charge Rom Harsha Sijwal. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Dalit Organizations
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1