Post photojournalist injured covering a protest against the arrest of JharkriPolice had baton charged those protesting the arrest and Kabin Adhikari who was taking pictures got his ankle fractured.
Post photojournalist Kabin Adhikari sustained injuries on Thursday while taking photographs of a demonstration at New Baneshwor against the arrest of Ram Kumari Jhakri on charges of offence against the state.
Adhikari's ankle is fractured, physicians attending him said.
He is undergoing treatment at the Civil Hospital.
According to eyewitnesses, Adhikari was injured when the police baton-charged the protestors near the Everest Hotel.
Jhankri was arrested by the police from her residence at Shankhamul on Thursday afternoon.
Soon after the arrest, there was widespread condemnation of her arrest saying that the government tried to curb freedom of speech.
Police have released Jhakri on Thursday evening after the leaders of various parties demanded the release.
Meanwhile, the Photo Journalists Club wished Adhikari a speedy recovery and urged the agitating parties and the government to create a conducive environment for the media to operate in and the flow of information.