Incident Reports

Minister Mahat's vehicle attacked in Pokhara


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

The UCPN-Maoist affiliated students have attacked the vehicle in which Minister for Finance Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat was traveling by hurling stones. The attack took place at around 11 am on Wednesday. Police have arrested ANNSU-R Central Committee Member Kiran Sapkota 'Kshitiz', and Laxmi Prasad Subedi, Netra Chapagain, Dinesh Poudel, and Bishal Gurung student leaders at Prithvi Naryan Campus Pokhara on the charges of the attack. According to SP Hari Bahadur Pal, Minister Mahat escaped unhurt. He has been shifted to another vehicle to make sure of his safety. 30-party alliance as per their predetermined protest programs have been greeting ruling party leaders with black flags.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 5
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 2 - Youth na
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