Incident Reports

Deceased woman's relatives vandalize hospital in Janakpur

2020-08-13

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur, Ward 1

The aggrieved relatives of 35-year-old Rukmini Sada of Janakpur Sub-Metropolitan City Ward-1 vandalized Naba Jiban Hospital of Janakpur at around 10 pm on August 13 alleging she lost her life due to negligence of a doctor. They have demanded an investigation into the incident, compensation, and the guilty doctor's license to be revoked.

The police immediately had taken control of the situation by charging batons. However, the victim's family has broken the glass of the hospital gate.

The deceased was admitted to hospital on August 9 after suffering from stomach ache and was operated on August 12 by Dr. Sanjay Chaudhary.  Chaudhary is out of contact and has escaped from the hospital. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response related to perceived healthcare malpractice/after death of patient
Actor 1 - Number of people 10
Actor 1 - Affiliations Mob (only Perpetrator)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media

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