Freedom Forum has been deeply shocked to know that murder of Yadav Poudel, reporter with the Rajdhani national daily and the Avenues from Jhapa, a district in the southern east plain of Nepal last night.
He was found dead on road near Birtamod Bus Park in the district. His right hand was fractured and blood coming out of his head. It was near Panchthar Damak Sekuwa Corner.
39-year-old, Poudel as the permanent resident of Sijuwa VDC of Morang, neighboring district of Jhapa.
Police have so far arrested 10 persons including a hotel entrepreneur nearby the murder site for the investigation into the incident.
Freedom Forum has deputed a fact-finding team on the incident site to collect comprehensive details on the incident. Besides, the organization is minutely watching the incident in close coordination with police administration, organizations working for human rights and pres freedom and local journalists.
The Monitoring Desk will bring forth further updates about the journalist's murder.