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On duty Journalist Yadav arrested in Birgunj

Journalist Tiwari Yadav was arrested while he was on duty at Narayani FM, in Birgunj on May 10. Birgunj lies in Province 2.

Journalist Tiwari is also associated to Nayapatrika daily. As per Freedom Forum's representative for Province 2, Rajan Singh, journalist Yadav was arrested although he was working at FM station. However, security official said he was held for parking vehicle outside the F.M station. F.M. Technical Chief Dipendra Shah who had witnessed the incident said, ''Yadav was kept in custody and no one was allowed to meet him.''

The on-duty journalist was arrested and meted out misbehavior, intimidating the news airing. It is sheer violation of press freedom.

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