Kathmandu Aug 25-Journalist Bhaikaji Ghimire has been released on Thursday afternoon from Nakkhu jail in Lalitpur as per Supreme Court’s order.
Affiliated to Samadristi vernacular monthly, journalist Ghimire was arrested in Kathmandu on December 2003. Facing long-term security custody, Ghimire was transferred to Nakkhu jail only early this year.
He was released in the presence of HURON president, Charan Prasain and central member of the Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) Narayan Amrit.
Ghimire was facing jail term for long, on a number of charges.