Kathmandu, Feb 23,2015: Nepal Press Union has condemned the misbehaviour the security persons meted out on the reporters while taming the demonstrations at Simara, Bara on Sunday.
Issuing a press release, the NPU General Secretary Ajay Babu Shivakoti said the Union’s attention was drawn seriously that reporters were attacked and their press gadgets seized by the police while collecting news.
Bara district reporter for Moutain TV and chairperson of Bara Chapter of the NPU, Ganesh Rijal, was pelted stones and injured. Similarly, the police sized the camera the member of the NPU and reporter to the Naya Patrika daily from the district, Sunil Gaunle, was taking photographs with.
It has demanded action against the security persons violating the rights of journalists.