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Freedom Forum alarmed on 'anti-press incidents'

Krishna Acharya, a local reporter for Kantipur national daily in the western Gorkha district received threat from office bearer of District Red Cross Society on January 22.
Madhukar Wanta, an accountant of Society warned journalist Acharya of attacking and forcing him to flee from the workplace.
Journalist Acharya had shifted to another hotel for residence after Wanta threatened hotel owner to face any kind of consequences if not stopped to serve Acharya.
A news report was published in Kantipur daily regarding abuse of Ambulance and other vehicle belonging to Red Cross. It is assumed that same news is the cause behind the threat.

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