Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against mistreatment to journalist in Dang


Lumbini, Dang, Ghorahi, Ward 15

The victim's side lodged a complaint against 37-year-old Sajan Bhandari of Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City-15 on June 12 accusing him of using abusive language to 40-year-old Sabin Priyasan, Chairperson of Dang branch of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, at District Police Office.

The accused used abusive language snatched the bike's key and threatened Priyasan, who went to collect news and mediate after the locals of Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City-15 stopped a tipper which was carrying limestone for Sonapur Cement Factory On June 11. 

SP Ganesh Chand of the District Police Office said that the accused has absconded and search is going on. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Secondary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
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