Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Journalist attacked once again in U.P

Before the state could recover from the scars of murder of a social media journalist in Shahjahanpur, who was set on fire for writing against a Minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government, the news of attack on another TV journalist from Pilibhit district has come to light.
Haidar Khan, a stringer for a local TV news channel and a resident of Sherpur Kalam alleged that he was attacked by a local criminal, Arvind Prakash, while reporting on cases of land grabbing. He said that on June 13 he received a phone call about an important story in a nearby village but when he reached the spot he was attacked by Prakash and his two friends.
An FIR has been registered against Prakash and his associates under various sections of IPC and the associates have been arrested.

Source: http://cablequest.org/news/national-news/item/7199-journalist-attacked-once-again-in-u-p.html

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