Incident Reports

Vandalism at Janaki Health Care Hospital in Janakpur


Madhes, Dhanusha, Janakpur

A group including relatives vandalized Janaki Health Care and Teaching Hospital in Janakpurdham hospital on April 25 over the death of 28-year-old Sunil Sharma, who was injured in a motorcycle accident at Kusumbisauna in Dhanusha's Mithila Municipality-8. They claimed that Sharma had died due to the negligence of the doctor, and demanded the investigation.

After Sunil's death, his relatives broke the windows of various places including the emergency room of the hospital. After the vandalism, the main gate of the hospital has been locked and security personnel has been deployed outside.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Vandalism
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response to traffic accidents
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Mob (only Perpetrator)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total damaged Buildings 1
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