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Police arrests Journo attacker

Freedom Forum appreciates the prompt action of police administration for arresting a person beating a journalist in Dharan, eastern city of Nepal, on January 15, 2010.

Police arrested Binod Limbu of Mahedranagar-2 of Sunsari district for he had beaten Himal Rai, reporter to the Byline weekly in Dharan for making news on a religious fair at Barahachhetra in the district on January 15.

Such prompt action by the security persons is helpful to minimize the impunity and create favourable atmosphere for journalists to work freely.

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