TIBETAN JOURNALIST MURDERED
Jwala Singh faction of the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha shot dead a
journalist in Birgunj on Saturday night.
Shrestha, editor of local weekly newspapers New Highway and New
Season, was shot in his right shoulder by the JTMM-J cadres who
The incident took place in front of Kanya Lower Secondary
School at Birgunj Municipility-3 during a power outage.
Shrestha succumbed to his injuries around 11 pm while
undergoing treatment at the Narayani Sub-regional Hospital.
Parsa district In-charge Toofan Singh has claimed the
responsibility for the murder.