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Police officer misbehaves with journalist

A journalist associated with Ujyalo Network, SumanTimsena (Suskera), was misbehaved by Nivesh Adhikari, an Inspector of Nepal police at District Police Office Sunsari.  Sunsari district lies in Province 1.
Journalist Timsena was misbehaved on the police office premises while reporting about lack of cleanliness 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.

The incident occurred on December 23.
FF condemns the incident as it is the sheer violation of press freedom. Threat and misbehavior inflicted to the journalist is not acceptable. FF urges the concerned authority to respect journalists' right to free reporting.

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