Incident Reports

Operator of Sundar Transportation accused of assaulting Two journalists in Kathmandu


Bhes Bahadur Thapa an operator of Sundar Transportation has been accused of verbally assaulting two journalists Hira Jung Thapa and Ganesh Subedi on May 3. Techpana's journalists Thapa and Subedi reached the company's workshop on May 3 to report on the electric bike said to be being prepared by Sundar Auto Engineering under Sundar Transport in Nepal. At the same time, Thapa, the chairperson of the company, assaulted them by using vulgar words, according to Techpana. Where as the company denied all the accusation. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Harassment
Primary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Private company
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media