Journalist Rabi Lamichhane has been arrested on Thursday evening over an alleged suicide by journalist Shalikram Pudasaini. A police team from Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu arrested Lamichhane & another journalist Yuvaraj Kandel from the Panipokhari-based office of News 24 Television, a police source confirmed.
Earlier today, a police team from District Police Office Chitwan arrested Ashmita Karki of Okhaldhunga over the alleged suicide.The arrest comes on the heels of a video of the alleged suicide made public by a news media.
In the video that was purportedly shot by the journalist before killing himself, journalist Pudasaini had named Karki, journalists Lamichhane & Kandel as the persons leading him to commit suicide.
Journalist Pudasaini, associated with Mountain Television, was found dead in a local hotel in Chitwan district on August 5.