Journalist Khagendra Ghimire was attacked at the Land Revenue Office on December 1 by an accountancy practitioner and other empolyees during the controversy that erupted after filming a video of the employee taking bribe.
The service recipient had bribed the employee Rajbanshi inside the office to block the land of the former Shivgunj VDC-1. The cameraperson had reached the Land Revenue Office Damak after receiving a tip-off that the Land Revenue staff had solicited bribe from the service recipient.
After the attack, journalist Ghimire lodged a complaint at the Area Police Office, Damak. Ghimire, the director of Research TV, is constantly active in the campaign against corruption and bribery.
|Violent / Non-violent||Violent|
|Onesided / Twosided||Onesided|
|Collective / Interpersonal||Interpersonal|
|Primary Form||Assault (small group)|
|Secondary Form||Attack on Journalist|
|Primary Cause||Issues related to freedom of expression and civil rights|
|Secondary Cause||Freedom of Expression|
|Actor 1 - Number of people||3|
|Actor 1 - Affiliations||Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)|
|Actor 1 - Youth||na|
|Actor 2 - Number of people||1|
|Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target)||Journalist/Media|
|Actor 2 - Youth||na|