Incident Reports

Man arrested on the charge of assaulting journalist in Kanchanpur


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