Incident Reports

Patient's relatives attack a female health worker with metal chair in Makawanpur


Sambriddi Shrestha, a 20-year-old trainee of a health worker at Hetauda Hospital in Makwanpur was attacked by the relatives of the patient over a general dispute on September 15.  A person injured in the accident was brought to Hetauda Hospital for treatment on September 15. The patient's relatives attacked the health worker with a metal chair saying that there was no stretcher to take the injured person to the emergency room of the hospital.

According to the hospital, a trainee health worker Samridhi Shrestha was injured in the attack. Chairman of the Hospital Development and Management Committee Rajesh Prasai said that the Hetauda Hospital has verbally informed the police to take necessary action against the attack on the health workers.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Female Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
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