Incident Reports

Journalist physically assaulted by employee of electricity authority in Chitwan


Bagmati, Chitawan, Bharatpur

Krishna Acharya, a journalist of Narayani Online was physically assaulted by the employees of Nepal Electricity Authority Bharatpur Distribution Center on July 16. Acharya who went to the Authority for the reporting of the issue of alcohol consumption inside the office was brutally assaulted by the accused. According to Raju Chaudhary, a colleague of the victim, the victim was able to save his life by jumping off of wall. 
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Attack on Journalist
Weapons None
Primary Cause Other non-economic personal issues (revenge, passion etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media