Incident Reports

Abuse in rehabilitation center


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

Patients of rehabilitation center named 'Jeewan Bachaun Upachar Sewa Griha' of Morang Urlabari-4 are facing mental as well as physical assault since a long period of time. 

Staffs hired as volunteers and organizing committee of the center are being beating, threatening and abusing the patients said Ward Chairperson Rajan Kandel. He said, " Parents and relatives are not allowed to visit the patients and in addition to that they are also being abused and threatened."

40-year-old Surya Bhattarai of Kanepokhari-3, Morang is also one of the victim of organization's abuse. He was admitted to treat alcoholism. His brother Puskar Bhattarai shared that when their 76-year-old mother Bishnumaya and 83-year-old father Chandra Bahadur went to meet their son, the center didn't allow him to meet them.

Ram Prasad Timalsina, Police Inspector of Area Police Office, Urlabari told that many people are illegally sheltered in the rehabilitation center. 

Inspector Timalsina said if someone reports about the abuse happening in that center, center's director can be punished.

Rehabilitation center's President Sagar Rai claimed that no one is abusing anyone at the center.     

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Violence in other institutions
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Other private sectors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media