Patient leaps to his death ‘unable to pay for medical’

- Post Report, Biratnagar

Nov 4, 2016-

A patient at Birat Nursing Home in Biratnagar jumped to his death on Thursday.

Police said Anuj Bishwas, 24, leapt off the third floor of the nursing home building for apparently being unable to pay his treatment expenses.

 The resident of Kusaha village in Sunsari, Anuj was admitted to the intensive care unit of the nursing home four days ago. He was suffering from meningitis. 

When his doctor discharged him on Thursday, Anuj had racked up Rs 144,000 in medical costs. 

He killed himself while we were preparing to raise money to pay for his treatment, said Bhairab Raj Dahal, Anuj’s neighbour.

Published: 04-11-2016 10:15

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