Freedom Forum has been shocked to learn that reporter with the Sagarmatha Television from Nepalgunj, Deepa Ale, has recently been attacked the banda enforcers of the Tharuhat Struggle Committee leaving her seriously injured at Banke, mid-western city in the southern plain of Nepal
on May 22, 2012.
Ale was attacked at Kohalpur while she on field reporting. Both of her eyes got severe injuries due to attack. Her motorcylce (Bhe 3 Pa 586) was set on fire by the protestors.
She has been admitted in a local Nepal Medical College for treatment.
The banda organizers have continued attacked on media persons in Nepal. As a result, Nepali media has been facing hard times these days.
Freedom Forum is continuously monitoring the incidents of press freedom violation across the country and keep on updates about it.