Journalist Badri Narayan Yadav has accused Nepali Army of assaulting him on Wednesday afternoon while he was taking pictures of the army taking action against those who defied the lockdown. Yadav has accused the commander of hitting him with a pipe for taking pictures.
Yadav also added that he had shown his identity card to the commander. However, the commander allegedly made him stand in the sun after assaulting him.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Collective|
|Primary Form||Assault (small group)|
|Secondary Form||Attack on Journalist|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights|
|Secondary Cause||Lockdown Enforcement|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Army|
|Actor 1 - Youth||unknown|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Journalist/Media|
|Actor 2 - Youth||unknown|
March 25, 2021