Incident Reports

Mechi Times: Hospital employees engage in fist-fight in Sankhuwasabha


Two employees of Sankhuwasabha District Hospital had a fist-fight on Jan 4 at the hospital premise. The fight occurred between staff nurse Ful Maya Tamang and hospital Chief Binit Kumar Jha. According to eyewitnesses, Ful Maya Tamang assaulted Dr Jha when he asked her reasons for not attending work. Tamang responded aggressively to such questions which resulted in both violently assaulting each other. The incident happened at 11 o'clock in the morning after which all the staff went to District Public Health office to solve the issue through dialogue. जिल्लाको खाँदबारी अस्पतालमा स्टाफ नर्स र अस्पताल प्रमुखबीच कुटाकुट भएको छ।अस्पतालका प्रमुख डा. बिनित कुमार झालाई स्टाफ नर्स फुलमाया तामांगले हातपात गरेपछि दुई जनाबीच कुटाकुट भएको एक कर्मचारीले जानकारी दिए। अस्पताल प्रमुख डा. झाले काममा किन नजानुभएको भनेर सोधेपछि स्टाफ नर्स तामांगले "तँ को होस् र तँ जस्ता कति आए कति गए मलाई फरक पर्दैन" भन्दै आक्रमणमा उत्रिएको ती कर्मचारीले बताए।स्टाफ नर्स तामांगलाई ३ दिनअघि काममा जान भनेको र आज पनी भेटेरै काममा जान अनुरोध गरेको डा. झाले बताए।बिहान ११ बजे झगडा भएपछी अस्पतालका सबै स्वास्थ्यकर्मी जिल्ला जनस्वास्थ्य कार्यालयमा वार्तामा गएकाले अस्पतालको सेवा ठप्प भएको छ ।
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Fight
Weapons None , None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors , Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation Health sector/health workers, doctors Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Local Newspaper - Jhapa