Incident Reports

Health clinic operator arrested on the charge of murder


Province 1, Terhathum, Menchayam, Ward 6

Police, on April 18, arrested Pusparaj Dhungana, a clinic operator, for giving wrong medicines to 62-year-old Dambarbahadur Limbu of Menchayam Rural Municipality - 6, Morang resulting in Limbu's death. 

Son of the deceased said that his father had visited the clinic due to some minor illness but passed away within 15 minutes after being injected with medicine by clinic operator Dhungana.  

According to DSP Navinkishor Pradhan of Area Police Station, the clinic operator has been arrested as per the complaint filed against him from the victim's side on April 18.

The dead body has been sent for post mortem to B.P Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan on April 19.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Killed 1