Kathmandu,28 Jan 2015: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has reached to a conclusion that attack on Chitwan-based journalist Narayan Adhikari was premeditated.
Journalist Adhikari, Chitwan district correspondent for the National News Agency (RSS), was attacked by an unidentified person riding on a motorcycle near his residence at Bharatpur Municipality-11 in the evening of November 20, 2013.
A preliminary report of the FNJ committee formed to carry out an investigation into the incident said the attack in which a sharp weapon was used was to kill journalist Adhikari who had suffered deep cuts to his right hand.
The FNJ had formed a committee under the coordination of senior Vice President Khil Bahadur Bhandari to probe into the fatal assault on journalist Adhikari and bring out facts about this. The panel submitted its preliminary report to FNJ President Dr Mahendra Bista Wednesday.