Incident Reports

Journalist assaulted in Bara


Madhes, Bara, Mahagadhimai, Ward 10

46-year-old Journalist of Mahagadimai Municipality-10, working in Gorkhapatra and Radio Birjung, has filed a complaint of assault against 55-year-old Ratanlal Tewani of Kalaiya Sub-Metropolis-5.  He filed the complaint on March 16 stating that Tewani assaulted him a day earlier for not including his name in a news. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Attack on Journalist
Weapons None
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 noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1