The health services in Mahakali Zonal Hospital in Kanchanpur has been disrupted in protest of misbehavior and physical assault on medical officer Dr Satya Koirala on October 8. Nepal Medical Committee releasing the press statement on October 8 said that all health services except the emergency service has been stopped for indefinite period on protest of assault.
Dr Satya Koirala was assaulted on October 7 after a dead baby was born while Saraswoti Bista, 24 of Bhim Datta Municipality-1 was in delivery process. Dr Satya was accused of negligence.
Dr KC sustained minor injury in the attack and the relatives of the victim had vandalized the hospital bed and chairs. The doctor’s association via press release has demanded the action against the accused. Police have arrested 20 years old Mahesh Bista and 19 years old Birendra Ayer for the investigation according to DSP Gyan Bahadur Sethi of DPO Kanchanpur.
Komal Niranjan Bhat