KATHMANDU: At a time when the country was gearing for freedom of expression and free press, the Nepal Police personnel have arrested journalist Sushil Panta just for writing news in a newsportel–nepaliheadlines.com
Panta also a news coordinator in Gokrha FM 93 MHz was arrested for his news story ‘Brinjal found in a girls’ college’ in Kathmandu.
Now, Panta has been kept at Hanumandhoka Police Range.
The Nepal Press Council and different organizations of journalists have condemned the arrest of Panta.
Panta is general secretary of Society of Parliamentary Reporting.