Incident Reports

Police beats health worker in Dharan


Province 1, Sunsari, Dharan, Ward 6

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.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Blunt weapon
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
Youth Killed 00
Total Injured 1
Local Newspaper - Sunsari