Police have beaten a health worker in Dharan accusing him of breaking lockdown. Sub-inspector Bhesh Bahadur Raut, head of Panpara police post in Dharan beat health worker Chandra Prakash Khanal with a pipe on Thursday accusing him of breaking lockdown. According to Khanal, the police beat him while he was going to Panmara from Dharan to perform dressing on a patient. Khanal has sustained a minor injury on his neck in the incident.
Sub-inspector Raut claimed that Khanal might have been beaten accidentally while dispersing crowd near Miteri Bank in Panmara.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Interpersonal|
|Primary Form||Assault (small group)|
|Primary Cause||Law and Order Violence|
|Secondary Cause||Lockdown Enforcement|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||N|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Police|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Health sector/health workers, doctors|
|Actor 2 - Youth||unknown|
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