Incident Reports

Relatives of deceased patient assault the staff and doctors in hospital


Lumbini, Rupandehi, Siddharthanagar, Ward 2

The relatives of a patient who died during treatment at Universal Medical College of Bhairahawa have assaulted the staff and the doctors of the hospital, injuring more than 20 people in proceedings. Yamkumari Pun, the patient, had died during the treatment related to teeth. 70 police personnel have been deployed in the hospital area now, said DSP Khadka Bahadur Chettri. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Twosided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Group Clash
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response related to perceived healthcare malpractice/after death of patient
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Mob (only Perpetrator)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 20
Actor 2 - Affiliation Police
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 20
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