Incident Reports

Police arrests one on the charge of attack on journalist in Bara


Madhes, Bara, Kalaiya, Ward 2

 Police have arrested Chhote Mansur of Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan City-3 Bhawanipur on the charge of physical assault on journalist Pawan Yadav on Sunday night. Yadav is  publisher of Terai Madhesh National Daily. Four persons including Mansur beat Yadav on Sunday night while he was returning after prayer at Hanuman temple in Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan-city-2 Awadhapur.  Yadav sustained serious injury in the incident and is undergoing treatment at Kalaiya hospital. Police are meanwhile, looking for the other three involved in the attack.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Attack on Journalist
Weapons Blunt weapon
Primary Cause Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people 4
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1
National/Online Media