Incident Reports

Congress cadre accused of threatening journalist

2020-07-09

Province 2, Parsa, Jirabhawani, Ward 2

Hari Narayan Yadav, Cadre of Nepali Congress is accused of threatening 37-year-old Om Prakash Chaudhary a correspondent of Pratik Dainik, a resident of Jed Bhawanipur Rural Municipality -2 on July 9.

According to Chaudhary, Yadav had threatened to beat him saying that he was not aware of the unauthorized transportation of riverine material stored for development from Oriya Khola under Thori village in Parsa National Park.

Journalist Chaudhary has lodged a complaint at the Area Police Office, Sedhwa on July 10 demanding action against the accused.


Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Secondary Form Threat/intimidation
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 Nepali Congress and affiliated org
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
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