FNJ demands probe into journalist Tej Bahadur Khadka's death

Published On: November 27, 2019 01:29 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has demanded the government to launch a probe into the death of Bajura-based journalist Tej Bahadur Khadka.

In a press statement on Wednesday, the umbrella organization of Nepali journalists called on the government to investigate the death of Khadka.

According to FNJ, Khadka's skeleton was discovered recently at Kalte area in Bajura along with his identity card, driving license, clothing, and bag, 15 months after he went missing.

"We urge the government to conduct a scientific probe into the mysterious death," it stated.

Khadka was also a member of the FNJ Bajura Chapter. He had gone missing since August 27, 2018 while returning home after paying homage to a local pilgrimage Budinanda located at an altitude of 1400 meters. 



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