Incident Reports

Victim's family picket Kist Hospital over death of Corona infected person


Bagmati, Lalitpur, Mahalaxmi

Sher Bahadur Lama of Tadi village, Nuwakot who was admitted in the Kist hospital, Lalitpur after being infected with corona died mysteriously after falling in the bathroom on October 7. Relatives of the deceased have picketed the hospital demanding an investigation and accusing the hospital administration of not providing adequate and satisfactory information on the death, for not providing proper treatment and mainly for destroying CCTV footage.

Relatives have claimed that the deceased died before he was taken to the ICU after looking at the body. Police have intervened as the aggrieved relatives tried to enter the hospital. A large number of riot police have been deployed at the hospital and discussions are underway between the hospital administration and the relatives of the deceased.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Weapons None
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media