Incident Reports

Health worker assaulted by police in Biratnagar


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

Senior Health Assistant Aha Ashok Rajbanshi, who was returning home after completing his hospital work, was assaulted by police on duty at Devkota Chowk in Biratnagar on June 1. Rajbanshi works at Koshi Hospital. He said that two policemen on duty bet him although he showed his identity card of the health worker. Rajbanshi has sustained injuries in his leg and knee in the beating of police.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Violence against civilians
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
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
Total Injured 1
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