Incident Reports

Driver of Mission today daily newspaper injured in a physical assault by an unidentified group in Banke


Lumbini, Banke, Kohalpur, Ward 13

32-year-old Ganesh Khatri of kohalpur municipality-12 in Banke district working as a driver of Mission Today's daily newspaper was injured in a physical assault by an unidentified group. According to the editor of the newspaper, the victim was inside the vehicle bearing the number plate Bhe 1 Cha 3812 when a group of people on motorcycles and scooters suddenly came and attacked the victim vandalizing the vehicle. The victim alleged that the accused took control of the vehicles and documents. The victim sustained an injury on his mouth. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (large group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Freedom of Expression
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