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Journalist Rabi Lamichhane arrested over Shalikram Pudasaini’s suicide

15 August 2019  

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KATHMANDU: Journalist Rabi Lamichhane has been arrested on Thursday evening over an alleged suicide by journalist Shalikram Pudasaini.

A police team from Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu arrested Lamichhane and another journalist Yuvaraj Kandel from the Panipokhari-based office of News 24 Television, a police source confirmed.

Earlier today, a police team from District Police Office Chitwan arrested Ashmita Karki of Okhaldhunga over the alleged suicide.

The arrest comes on the heels of a video of the alleged suicide made public by a news media. In the video that was purportedly shot by the journalist before killing himself, journalist Pudasaini had named Karki, journalists Lamichhane and Kandel as the persons leading him to commit suicide.

Journalist Pudasaini, associated with Mountain Television, was found dead in a local hotel in Chitwan district on August 5.

Publish Date : 15 August 2019 18:06 PM

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