Incident Reports

Journalist manhandled in Makwanpur


Bagmati, Makawanpur, Hetauda, Ward 9

Balram Pudasaini, News Chief of, which is operating from Hetauda, has been mistreated while collecting news.

According to journalist Pudasaini, Ramesh Gelal, a resident of Hetauda-9, used abusive language and manhandled him collecting news about farmers not getting fertilizer. 

He said that a complaint would be lodged at the District Police Office, Makwanpur demanding action against Gelal.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Attack on Journalist
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media