Reporter with the Kantipur daily from Sindhupalchowk district, Rishiram Poudyal was also threatened of life over the news he wrote about gold smuggling in the district.
A person named Om Bajracharya of Tatopani is learnt to have issued death threat on Poudyal.
Freedom Forum vehemently condemns the incidents which have violated the rights of journalists and press freedom.
Therefore, the local administration needs to bring the culprits to book, and provide security to the journalists.
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