Deepak Oli, correspondent for Gorkhapatra in Bajhang, a far-western district was threatened with life by Police inspector of District Police Office, Bajhang Ashok Singh on September 8 over the news report published regarding latter's irregularities.
Oli is also the chairperson of Press Chautari, Bajhang chapter. Issuing a press release on Wednesday, Press Chautari Nepal deplored the threat issued to journalist Oli by Police Inspector.
Freedom Forum condemns this incident of threat for exposing irregularity carried out by police. It is the professional duty of a journalist to let people know about such deeds. The Forum asks the government to investigate the incident and take actions ahead.
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