Incident Reports

Journo threated for writing news


Gandaki, Parbat, Kushma

Chabi Lal Tiwari a representative from Nagarik National Daily Parbat and chairperson of FNJ Parbat has lodged complaint at police office on March 16 against local Rajendra Bhandari on charge of threatening him on writing news against him. He published a news in Nagarik Daily against Bhandary regarding a delay on making bridge on Bhurungdi River at Annapurna Rural Municipality-8. On charge of writing news against him, the accused threatened for life according to the victim. DSP Dilip Ghimire of DPO Parbat said that both parties will be summoned for discussion regarding the case followed by the legal proceedings. Kishore Sapkota
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Secondary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
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