Incident Reports

Journos Injured in Attack


Province 1, Jhapa, Birtamod

Jhapa,Akramanma pari sancharkarmi ghayite. Jhapa/October 20 Two journalists affiliated with the Arjundhara Daily published from Birtamod have been injured when attacked by a group of local youths on October 20 evening. Rejina Rodan Gautam, 28, and Khem Baral were attacked by the group of 6-7 youths with Khukuri at Shanishare road while they were returning to their room in Anarmani VDC-6 after office. The group attacked Regina with Khukuri in her head for which she received 12 stitches while Baral has received 10 stitches in his right hand for injuries. DSP Sanjay Bahadur Raut of the Area Police Office Birtamod said that Aman Subba, Durga Hamal of Birtamod Municipality-6 and Anish Subba of Shaniarjun Municipality-7 have been arrested on October 20 in connection with the incident. Investigation into the incident is ongoing, Hamal said. Injured Regina is undergoing treatment at the hospital while Baral has already been discharged from the hospital.