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Journalist Keshav Raj Poudel receives death threat

Keshav Raj Poudel, assistant editor of Choutari weekly, published from Kavre, said that he received death threat in connection with an article authored by him on December 13.

Raju Majhi, head teacher of Bindhabasini Lower Secondary School in Mandan, threatened him over the phone, “I will kill you within seven days and set fire in house”. Majhi also scolded him using expletives.
According to Poudel, Majhi was irked about an article published in the local Chesta weekly. 
Freedom Forum expresses concern over the threat. The Forum urges the authority concerned to contain such activity and take action against the culprits. Forum also calls on the government to come up with strong measures to curb such incidents deliberately meted out against journalist.

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