A journalist Suman Timsena (Suskera) associated with Ujyalo Network has been misbehaved by Nivesh Adhikari, an inspector of Nepal police at District Police Office Sunsari. Sunsari district lies in Province 1 of Nepal.
According to the information received by Freedom Forum, journalist Timsena has been misbehaved at the police premises while reporting about unhygienic environment at government offices of Sunsari. While taking the videos around the District Police Office, Inspector Adhikari stopped him, snatched his camera and deleted the photos he had taken earlier.
The incident occurred at 2 PM on 23rd December.
FF condemns the incident as it is the sheer violation of press freedom. Threat and misbehave inflicted to the journalist is not acceptable. FF urges the concerned authority to investigate the matter seriously and ensure that the journalist be treated respectfully.
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