KATHMANDU — An unknown group has vandalized the Bhaisipati-based Dish Home TV station on Wednesday morning.
The group hurled petrol bomb at Dish Home control unit office in Bhaisepati early Wednesday morning, according to Lalitpur SSP Pitambar Adhikari.
The incident occurred at 6:15 am early today, informed Adhiukari. Cruiser borne attackers sprinkled petrol on the transmitting unit of the control office and set it ablaze, police said.
Police suspects that the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Moist might have carried out the attack on the television network for airing Indian news Channel.
No captures have been made relating to the attack yet.
Police team on the site has been evaluating the damage brought about by the attack. Police also informed that they have identified one of the three motorcycles, however, said further investigation upon the case is underway.Follow @gorkhapost
Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV
KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.
During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.
A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.
On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.
Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.
Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.Follow @gorkhapost