Incident Reports

Dhanusa UML secretary arrested for murder


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janaknandani

Police have arrested the secretary of CPN UML Dhanusha chapter, Laxmi Narayan Yadav, in connection with the murder. A special team of police arrested Yadav at Prakhe Mahuwa-4 of the district. Murder suspect Yadav was on the run since his involvement in the incident at Sabaila Municipality over two months ago. Two people were killed when a brawl broke out after a dispute at a meeting of the Madan Aashrit Lower Secondary School management committee on March 22. According to police Yadav was involved in the murder of one of the victims in the incident, Ram Sewak Raut. The case had been filed by the victim’s party at the Dhanusha Police Office against 29 people claiming their involvement in the murder which included CPN UML central alternative member Yognarayan Yadav. So far police have arrested four people including Yadav, while the rest are on the run.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Secondary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Contestation over non-elective positions and influence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Entity CPN-UML
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Killed 1
National/Online Media , Local Newspaper - Dhanusha