JHAPA, May 24: A woman in Damak Municipality-15 of Jhapa district died while undergoing abortion at a local Marie Stopes Center on Sunday evening.
The deceased has been identified as Durga Devi Khadka. She had gone to the health center to abort her 10-week fetus. Khadka’s family members said it was sheer negligence on the part of doctors that she died while undergoing abortion of a 10-week fetus.
Meanwhile, police have detained Chitra Bahadur Karki, the owner of the health center, for investigation.
In another incident in Damak, a man attempted to murder his wife.
Kamal Bishwokarma of Damak-13 attacked his wife Kabita Rai with a khukuri last night.
According to the police, critically injured Rai is undergoing treatment in Neuro Hospital, Biratnagar. Damak Area Police Office has taken BK under control