Incident Reports

Complaint lodged against two locals on the charge of physically assaulting a journalist in Dhading


Bagmati, Dhading, Gajuri, Ward 10

Bikash Rauniyar a 34-year-old man of Gajuri rural municipality-1 journalist of Galaxy 4K and member of Nepal Journalist Association Dhading lodged the complaint against Dinesh Bhandari a 30-year-old man and Roshan Gurung 30-year-old man on March 26 on the charge of physically assaulting him. According to Rauniyar, the victim, the accused physically assaulted him agitated after he took the video and collected the news of the illegal sand industry. The victim was injured after the accused physically assaulted him by calling him in Gajuri rural municipality-9. The accused were arrested on March 25. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Collective
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Freedom of Expression
Actor 1 - Number of people 2
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Journalist/Media
Actor 2 - Youth noyouth
Total Injured 1