Youths vandalise Seti Zonal Hospital

Dhangadi, March 13

A group of local youths vandalised Seti Zonal Hospital, accusing hospital management of delaying treatment of their relative yesterday night.

The group of youths destroyed the counter of the emergency ward, smashed windows and computers and broke the doors at the hospital.

Police said the incident occurred when the youths took Dipendra Budha, 25, to the hospital after a bus hit the bike that Budha was riding at Phulbari in Kailali yesterday night.

Chief of the emergency ward Krishna Bohora said that Budha died as soon as he was brought to the hospital. “But the youths started to demolish the hospital saying that treatment of the critically injured was delayed,” he added. Health workers said that youths under the influence of alcohol had also misbehaved with them. They added that the drunk youths had also threatened them.

Meanwhile, SP Bir Bahadur Budhamagar of District Police Office, Kailali, said 12 youths involved in the incident have been arrested.