Incident Reports

Local youth physically assaulted a Mayor of Butwal while investigating flood area


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Butwal, Ward 3

Local youth assaulted a mayor of Butwal sub-metropolitan city, Shiva Raj Subedi, while the security guard and municipal's group went to inspect Butwal-3, Jyotinagar's flood area on September 20. Police claimed that the accused did it out of frustration. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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 unknown
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