Nepalese Journalist Who Reported On Chinese Encroachment In Nepal Village Found Dead

Nepalese Journalist Who Reported On Chinese Encroachment In Nepal Village Found Dead
According to Police, Balaram Baniya, the Nepalese journalist who wrote an article on Chinese encroachment in Rui village, has been found dead.

Himalayan Times quoted spokesperson at District Police Office (DPO), Makwanpur as saying that the body of 50 years old journalist was found at the banks of Bagmati River near the hydropower project area in Mandu.

His body was fished out from the river by a team deployed from Area Police Office in Bhimphedi and was later sent to Hetauda Hospital.

The journalist was last seen walking along the banks of Balkhu river.

According to his mobile phone, his location showed the same, after which his phone was turned off.

According to the Kathmandu Post, his family had filed a missing report with the police, following which a manhunt was launched to trace him.

“As per the application received for his search, which also contained his photo, it has been verified that the body that was found was that of journalist Baniya,” said the DPO.

Baniya was associated with Kantipur Daily, a Nepali newspaper, since the paper’s initial days, Kathmandu post reported. Baniya would earlier cover politics and parliament and later did extensive reporting on governance and bureaucracy.

He reportedly wrote an article raising the issue of Chinese encroachment in Rui village located in Gorkha district.

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According to Police, Balaram Baniya, the Nepalese journalist who wrote an article on Chinese encroachment in Rui village, has been found dead. Himala

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