THT lensman manhandled

Birgunj, June 26:

Staffers of National Medical College today manhandled Ram Sarraf, the The Himalayan Times lensman. They also seized a camera from him.

Some staffers of the college suddenly misbehaved with him when he was on the campus premise to report the shooting of a Bhojpuri film Bhaiya Hokhe Ta Aisan, that was ongoing there.

Eyewitness said, the college staffers took Sarraf’s camera with under their control for about half-an-hour and forced him to leave the compound.

They also warned him not to enter the compound again. Meanwhile, Parsa chapters of the Federation of Nepal Journalists (FNJ), Mechi Mahakali Media Society, National Photo Journalists’ Union, National Union of Journalists, issuing separate press releases, denounced the incident.

They have also cautioned the college administration not to repeat such incident in the future.