Journalist Rajan Upadhyay was issued threat via Facebook page over news in Tanahu on April 10. Tanahu lies in Gandaki Province. News was about a lady who had been kept in isolation suspecting the risk of COVID-19 pandemic.
Journalist Upadhyaye is associated with Sukla Gandaki F.M. its news portal www.shuklagandakifm.com.
As per information received by FF's monitoring section, a person called Jike Shrestha threatened journalist through his Facebook page arguing the news fake one, which he said, would stoke fear among public.
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