Incident Reports

Police arrests man on the charge of threatening reporter over news report in Kaski


Gandaki, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath

Police have arrested 37-year-old Shrikrishna Shrestha a resident of Pokhara Metropolitan city-11 Kahun on the charge of issuing a threat to Pokhara Metropolitan City-9 based journalist Ranjan Adhikari. Adhikari had filed a complaint at District Police Office Kaski after he received threats over the phone and a messenger from an unknown person on July 24 warning him to delete news report about a school that was published on June 20. Police investigations later revealed that Shrestha had issued the threat. The victim had also submitted a written complaint at FNJ Kaski on July 30, informed Bimala Bhandari, chairperson of FNJ Kaski.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Threat/intimidation
Primary Cause Freedom of Expression
Secondary Cause Freedom of Expression
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