Arrest Made on Allegations of Assaulting a Doctor

  August 4, 2023 By: INSEC

On August 3, the police arrested 22-year-old Dipendra Chand of Darma Rural Municipality-1 on allegations of assaulting Dr. Rahul Pandey, who is currently working at the district hospital.

The victim filed a public complaint on August 2, alleging that the accused verbally abused and assaulted him in a public place in Sharda Municipality-1 Shreenagar, while consuming intoxicating substances. Inspector Santosh Khanal of the District Police Office provided this information.

Inspector Khanal stated that the district administration office has extended the investigation deadline by 10 days in the case of misconduct.

The Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, 1998 defines healthcare professionals as “Human Rights Defenders.


INSEC Karnali Province Office, Surkhet