Incident Reports

Journalist physically assaulted by the an unidentified group in Kanchanpur


Sudurpashchim, Kanchanpur, Bhimdatta, Ward 5

Padmaraj Bohra, a member of the Union of Media and Journalists working in NTV, Kanchanpur, was physically assaulted and injured by an unidentified group on the evening of February 20. Bohra alleged that a group of masked youths pelted him with stones and bottles while sitting near his house located near street number 1 of Mahendranagar Bazar, Bhimdatta municipality-4. The victim sustained injuries on his head, mouth, and different parts of the body.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Unclear
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Unclear
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth na
Total Injured 1