Incident Reports

Former president of FNJ arrested on charge of indecent treatment to a journalist


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath, Ward 9

Journalist Rajendra Adhikari, a permanent resident of Pokhara Municipal Corporation-7 was arrested on February 2 for allegedly behaving indecently towards journalist Ram Krishna Gyawali of Gulmi District.

Gyawali, the editor of Samadhan magazine and central member of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Kaski, was manhandled by the accused, who is also the former president of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Kaski, on January 31 while walking near Tulsighat in Pokhara Municipal Corporation-9.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Attack on Journalist
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Journalist/Media
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na