Media Point seeks reporter Neupane’s release

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, April 1:

Media Point, an institute of professional journalism, today demanded immediate release of reporter Shreedhar Neupane who was arrested by the security forces from Jaisi Deol of Sindhupalchowk district on March 26.

Neupane, who hails from Fulpingkot VDC-3 of Sindhupalchowk, was involved with Natijabod bi-monthly and Kamana Prakashan Samuha. "As he had taken a training in journalism from Media Point, I am sure that he was not involved in any unwanted activities," said Shreeram Basnet, executive director of Media Point.

Basnet has urged the media, human rights activists, civil society and all concerned bodies and individuals to help secure his human rights and immediate unconditional release.