Incident Reports

Man arrested on the charge of assaulting journalist in Kanchanpur

2021-01-03

Province 7, Kanchanpur, Bhimdatta

Police arrested Subash Bam on the charge of assaulting journalist Harish Joshi in Kanchanpur on January 3. Joshi is a member of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Kanchanpur, and staff of Radio Dhangadhi. 

Bam, a permanent resident of Shuklaphanta Municipality who has been living near Bhimdutta Municipality-3 was arrested two days after the incident.



Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Attack on Journalist
Weapons None
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media

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