Accused of Beating Health Workers Released on Bail

  June 21, 2021 By: INSEC

Court has released Bharat Rawat, 50, Yog Raj Rawat, 28, and Man Bahadur Rawat, 48, of Tulsipur Municipality-11 on bail of NRs 50,000 each on June 20, 2021.

They were arrested on May 27 for beating and misbehaving with a team of Dr Chandra Prakash Sahu, 26, Asmin Gurung, 24, Sadikshya Gaire, 19, Rita Adhikari, 25, and Bhawana Shrestha, 24, after a 54-year-old man died during treatment. These health workers were delegated for the treatment of COVID patients.

A bench of District Court Judge Shyam Sundar Adhikari ordered to release each of them on bail of NRs. 50,000, informed Shrestedar Tirtharaj Bhatta.

An investigation committee was formed under the leadership of Assistant Chief District Officer Shankar Bahadur Bista after the protests. The committee submitted a 25-page report after five days of investigation. The investigation committee handed over the report to Chief District Officer Shivaram Gelal stating that the perpetrators should be punished.

INSEC Lumbini Province Office, Nepalgunj