Two individuals imprisoned for assaulting doctors in Manipal hospital

Kathmandu: Two individuals, identified as Binaya Gurung from Pokhara-5 and Sushil Karki from Pokhara-17, have been incarcerated for assaulting doctors and vandalizing Manipal Teaching Hospital in Pokhara two weeks ago.

The Kaski District Court announced the sentence on Friday, charging them under the Health Institutions Security Act, 2066 BS. Additionally, seven people involved in the incident have been released on bail.

Furthermore, there are 10 individuals involved in the incident, some of whose identities have been revealed, and others remain unidentified.

They are currently evading law enforcement. The District Police Office Information Officer and Deputy Superintendent of Police, Shrawan Kumar BK, stated that efforts are ongoing to locate and apprehend them.

The incident occurred on September 25, during which the relatives of 57-year-old Sukmaya Dura from Lamjung, who passed away during treatment at Manipal Teaching Hospital, assaulted the doctors at the hospital located in Phoolbari of Pokhara Metropolitan City-11.