Incident Reports

Police misbehave with a journalist of Baarakhari


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Traffic police misbehaved with Keshav Joshi, a staff of Baarakhari while capturing lockdown situation's video in New Baneshwor. 

Traffic Police Shambhu Shrestha misbehaved with Joshi saying that he can not take video even after the journalist showed him the press pass issued by the Information Department. SSP Bhim Prasad Dhakal of the Metropolitan Traffic Division said that action would be taken against those who misbehaved.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Primary Cause Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Police
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media