Nepal | December 08, 2019

Journalist Giri released on general date

Rishi Ram Baral

POKHARA: The Kathmandu District Court has ordered to release Journalist Arjun Giri, who was arrested on the charge of cybercrime, on general date, on Thursday.

A single bench of Justice Ambar Raj Paudel issued the verdict today.

Giri is the editor of Tandav Weekly ( and member of Nepal Journalists Forum, Kaski Chapter.

Earlier, CIB had detained Karki from Pokhara, after local businessman Bipendra Batas had filed a defamation case against Giri in Kathmandu, after the weekly published a news on Batas’ involvement in a land-fraud case on April 5.


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