Reporter to https://eshirishnews.com/ (an online news portal) Dharvendra Kumar Yadav (Yadubanshi) was issues death threat on April 25 in Mahottari district. Mahottari district lies in Province 2 of Nepal
According to FF's representative Rajan Singh, a contractor at Aurahi Municipality named Nathuni Thakur called reporter Yadav and issued death threat for publishing a news critical to him on the online portal.
Earlier on April 23, reporter Yadav had written a news about the contractor's hooliganism to close the market. Representative Rajan quoted Yadav as saying he had written the news based on the complaints of locals against contractor Thakur.
Freedom Forum condemns the threat issues to the journalist for doing his job.
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