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Reporter attacked inside media house

Reporter at Jayprithvi FM Karna Dhami was attacked while working in the office on June 3. The incident took place in Bajhang, Sudurpaschim Province.

According to reporter Dhami, a drunk local Khadak Bohara came to the media house requesting Dhami to broadcast a condolence message of his relative.

"As the message was incomplete, I asked Bohara to bring the complete message. Thereafter, he started to abuse and attack me. I received minor injury on hand", Dhami said.

Few hours later police arrested Bohara. 

Freedom Forum condemns the attack. Attacking a media person inside media house is sheer insult of media and free press rights. FF urges the security authority to address the case fairly and ensure jouranalsits' safety in future.

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