Incident Reports

President of FNCCI Dailekh Threatens to Vandalize Daily's Office


President of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) Dailekh chapter, Shanti Prasad Sharma has threatened to vandalize and set fire to the office of the Tesro Aankha daily, a newspaper published from the district.

Sharma issued the threat on November 16, accusing the daily of publishing false news of his organization. According to the chief editor of the daily Govind Dev Bharati, Sharma threatened publisher of the daily Yam Bahadur Shrestha on November 17 to shut down the newspaper.

Sharma and General secretary of FNCCI Krishna Prasad Shrestha issued a joint release on November 17 accusing the daily of publishing biased news without knowing the truth.

The daily had carried a news on FNCCI on its November 15 edition with title "FNCCI greater than state".

Meanwhile, district based newspapers and FM stations have condemned the threat issuing a joint statement on November 18.

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