Radio Karnali Awaj, a Karnali based FM station has been vandalized by a group of goons lead by Banch Bahadur Bhandari. The group entered the FM station office situated at Humla district at 9 on Friday evening and threatened the radio technician Arjun Bohora, dragging him out of the news room.
The goons damaged a computer and laptop, printer, scanner and other types of equipment of the station. While stopping them from further damaging the station, Radio program producer Dane Bohora received an injury in his hand.
Freedom Forum condemns the incident of vandalism carried out at FM station which is in the remote district of Nepal. The incident not only affected citizenry rights related to information but also discourage the radio program production at the distant part of the country. FF strongly urges the authority to investigate the incident seriously and take measures to book the culprit. Also, the Radio station is in need of the due compensation to the damaged physical assets.
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