KATHMANDU, June 17: Following an order of the Kathmandu District Court, police on Sunday released standup comedian Pranesh Gautam, 25. He was arrested a few days ago on the charge of posting a 'foul-mouthed' review of the movie Bir Bikram 2 on Youtube.
KATHMANDU, June 13: The general public from all quarters have demanded the release of stand-up comedian Pranesh Gautam, who was recently arrested for posting a 'foul-mouthed' critique of the movie Bir Bikram 2 on Youtube.
Pranesh Gautam, a young comedian, is in custody for the last one week simply because he made a critical and satirical review of Nepali movie Bir Bikram 2. Police authority has not shown any sign of setting him free despite protests from youths, civil society and social media users for his release.