Pratap Rana, the treasurer of Federation of Nepalese Journalists and the chairperson of Federation of Nepalese Indigenous Journalists, has alleged that Ramesh Baral, ward secretary of Bhimad Municipality-5, had mistreated him. According to journalist Rana, he was mistreated by ward secretary Baral when he had gone to the ward office for a news piece on 30th April.
Rana, also distirct representative of Kantipur Television had gone to the ward office to enquire about reported exploitation of natural resources.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Interpersonal|
|Primary Form||Assault (small group)|
|Secondary Form||Attack on Journalist|
|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||Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)|
|Actor 1 - Youth||noyouth|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Journalist/Media|
|Actor 2 - Youth||noyouth|