Reporter detained by temple followers during investigation

Description

On 31 May 2023, a reporter for Amarin TV was dispatched to investigate allegations of religious misconducts at a temple in Nonthaburi province, only to be detained and prevented from leaving the temple grounds by the monks and their followers. Attempts by the TV station to negotiate with the temple failed, which led to police being called to the scene. The reporter was eventually extracted by the help of police officers, and pledged to file criminal charges against the temple.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Age
Country
Nonthaburi
Full name or name of group
Unidentified
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Unlawful detention (detention without legal process)