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Police person manhandles reporters

A police person manhandled two reporters affiliated to the local dailies in Saptari, a district in the southern plain of Nepal, on 13 September.

Police person Dil Kumar Limbu manhandled Ganga Saha and Anand Mohan Sharma while they were photographing a disputed house at Portaha Ward No 2 of the district.

Saha is associated with the local Green Madhes and Sharma with the Rajbiraj Today dailies.
Sharma said, "The police person misbehaved with them saying they could not photograph and write story on the disputed house."

Freedom Forum condemns the incident and urges the concerned body strongly to heed right to free reporting, press freedom.

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