Inmates suffer skin disease in district jail Chitwan « Khabarhub
Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

Inmates suffer skin disease in district jail Chitwan


10 June 2023  

Time taken to read : < 1 Minute


  • A
  • A
  • A

CHITWAN: Number of inmates suffering from skin disease is increasing in District Jail, Chitwan due to scorching heat.

Senior health assistant at district office, Lekhnath Poudel, said 300 prisoners were found suffering dermatitis for 15 days.

The inmates have been suffering from skin diseases including ringworm and boil. Scorching heat has aggravated the condition of prisoners who are staying in congested rooms, he shared.

Problems of skin disease and diarrhoea are taking toll following the rising temperature.

Poudel added 25 prisoners were found suffering diarrhoea. There are 740 prisoners in the jail- too many beyond the capacity.

The jail is capacious for accommodating 280 people. There are 693 men, 47 women prisoners as well as four children.

Publish Date : 10 June 2023 18:58 PM

Budget crisis hits Sudurpaschim as govt falls into minority

KATHMANDU: The Sudurpaschim Province government has plunged into a budgetary

SC orders eviction of squatters from riverbanks with compensation

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the eviction of

Socialist Front leaders assemble in Aloknagar, Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: The Socialist Front convened a meeting in Aloknagar, Kathmandu,

President authenticates three bills on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: President Ramchandra Paudel has authenticated three bills passed by

NEPSE surges by 70 points on Tuesday

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) experienced a significant rise