Complaint Against Accused of Assault Against Law Enforcement Personnel

  June 27, 2023 By: INSEC

On June 35, a complaint was lodged with the police against Prithvi Rokaya, 23, a resident of Simkot Rural Municipality-2, and Ashish Rawat, 22, a resident of Simkot Rural Municipality-6. The complaint pertained to their assault on Assistant Sub Inspector Poorna Bahadur B.K, 35, and Police Constable Surendra Bishta, 34, both of whom are employed at the District Police Office in Humla.

According to the statement provided by Purna Bahadur B.K, it is alleged that on the evening of June 23, the two accused individuals were engaged in vandalizing a vehicle at the Airport Chowk in the headquarters of Simkot. When the police intervened to restore order, the accused individuals proceeded to physically assault the law enforcement officers.

Inspector Rajan Prasad Bhattarai confirmed that on June 24, two local youths, who were visibly under the influence of alcohol, were apprehended for assaulting a patrolling policeman in the market area of Simkot, the district headquarters.

Inspector Bhattarai further explained that following the registration of a case concerning indecent behavior at the District Administration Office in Humla on June 25, the investigation was extended for an additional five days. Both police personnel, namely Purna Bahadur B.K and Surendra Bishta, received medical attention at the district hospital in Humla, under the care of Senior Auxiliary Nurse-Midwife Sarita Bohra. It was determined that their injuries were minor in nature.


Nanda Singh