Incident Reports

Locals assaulted managing director of Red Star FM in Kailali

2021-04-19

Province 7, Kailali, Lamkichuha

A group of locals vandalized Kailali's Red Star FM and assaulted two people including managing director Basanta Jaishi. According to Bhupendra BK, a member of the Federation of Nepali Journalists Kailali, a group of nine people including Tekraj Kathayat of Lamki Chuha Municipality were involved in the attack. Managing Director Jaishi has sustained injuries in the ear and hand. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Secondary Form Vandalism
Weapons Unclear
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people 9
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
Total Injured 1
National/Online Media

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