Two journalists were mistreated by District Police Office, Chitwan while taking photos of alcohol bottles inside the police office. Journalist Kedar Sharma associated with Narayani Online and News24 and Journalist Surya Baral of Bhandaphor Abhiyan was mistreated by police while taking a photo.
Sub Inspector Krishna Prasad Baral had taken Journalist Baral and Sharma to control room after taking photos of alcohol bottles. DSP Salikram Poudel of DPO, Chitwan said the journalists were taken into control after they took photos in sensitive areas without permission.
|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||n/a|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Police|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||2|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Journalist/Media|
|Actor 2 - Youth||unknown|