Chandreshwor Bastakoti, a reporter for state-owned Nepal Television, has been threatened with life in the western Mustang district on September .
Ajit Thakali, son of Tej Bahadur Thakali known as 'Mukhiya'— Mukhiya is traditionally considered as a local leader— has threatened journalist Bastakoti after the coverage of news in connection with illegal tax collection.
According to journalist Bastakoti, Thakali warned him of taking 'any type of action' if he would report anything against local tax collection system.
Freedom Forum condems the incident.
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