KATHMANDU: Yadav Poudel, the Jhapa correspondent of Kathmandu-based Avenues TV, has been found dead on the road adjacent to Birtamod bus park in Jhapa on Wednesday morning.
Police have already arrested 12 suspects, Chief District Officer Narendra Sharma said.
The 40-year-old journalist's body shows deep cut injureis, according to police.
Poudel’s body has been ferried to Bhadrapur for autopsy.
Poudel is survived by a wife and son.
Meanwhile, President of Federation of Nepali Journalist (FNJ) Shiva Gaunle has flayed the attack, demanding action against the guilty.
At the same time, FNJ has formed a seven-member probe committee to look into the murder under the coordinatorship of Gaunle.
The probe committee has left for Jhapa this afternoon.