Incident Reports

Patient's relative assaulted doctor at Mechi Hospital in Jhapa


Province 1, Jhapa, Bhadrapur

40-year-old Pushparaj Niraula of Haldibari is accused of beating Dr Kebal Kapuri of Mechi Hospital, Bhadrapur on July 18 night. Medical Superintendent of the hospital, Dr Tanka Prasad Baharkoti, said that Niraula, whose wife was admitted to the emergency room of the hospital for treatment had assaulted Dr Kapuri over general disputes.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
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