Freedom Forum is deeply concerned over threat issued against journalist Dhaniram Sharma, a local correspondent for ABC Television Channel in Rolpa- the remote mountainous district of Nepal on January 6.
An unknown person issued threat to journalist Sharma over phone saying he will break down the latter’s news writing finger. ‘A mobile number (9728251753) was used to threaten me’, said Sharma., adding he did not know which news caused the caller to intimidate him for news coverage.
Journalist Sharma appealed to the District Administration Office and District Police Office of Rolpa to lodge complaint regarding the threat given to her due to his news writing. Police have yet to identify the person involving in the incident.
Freedom Forum condems the incident .
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