Incident Reports

Journalist close to Chand-led CPN arrested from Pokhara


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath, Ward 1

Police arrested 22-year-old Rajan Saud, a journalist close to Communist Party of Nepal (Biplov), from Pokhara-1 on December 3. Rajan, the temporary resident of Pokhara Metropolis-1, was associated with the Journalist Association affiliated with CPN(BIplov). He hails from Jaygadh Rural Municipality-5, Accham.

"We want to investigate a few things with him. If he proves our suspicion wrong,  we will hand over him to his family; otherwise, we will investigate more by extending the remand," said DSP Raj Kumar KC. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Arrest (politically significant)
Secondary Form Detention of Journalist
Primary Cause Other political issues
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations CPN (Chand) and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth youth
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na