Incident Reports

Journalist B.K arrested for writing news on smuggling of drugs


Journalist Ganesh BK has been arrested on Thursday for writing news on smuggling of drugs in Bajhang district. BK wrote the news on smuggling of the drugs in coordination with the police of Bajhang district.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Secondary Form Detention of Journalist
Primary Cause Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
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