Dang, Dec. 7
A journalist has been thrashed by a security person in Dang. Lok Raj Sadhak, chief reporter and manager of Rapti News Weekly was thrashed by an armed policeman. According to Sadhak, the tipsy policeman thrashed him uttering verbal abuses without any reason while he was walking on the way.
Meantime, issuing a press statement, Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Dang president Pratap Regmi demanded to make the policeman involved in the beating public and take severe action against him. Similarly, chairman of Press Cahutari, Dang Paradip Pandey has called for action against the guilty by issuing a press release. Likewise, Revolutionary Journalists’ Association, Dang also protested the incident through the press statement. However, Chief District
Offi cer Rhishi Ram Dhakal has promised to take action against the accused after investigation.
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