Incident Reports

Man tortured by police admitted to hospital in Lamjung


Gandaki, Lamjung, Dudhpokhari, Ward 8

66-year-old Bel Prashad Gurung of Dudhpokhari Rural Municipality-8 has been admitted to District community hospital in Lamjung after being injured in severe torture at the hands of Area Police Office Bichaur. The victim's daughter Sneh Gurung accused the police of torturing him for four days. Doctor Sharan Limbu, involved in Gurung's treatment said he had sustained blue marks all over his body due to torture.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Torture
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Violence in prisons (violence by correction officers, prisoners etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1