3 Media Personnel Assaulted by Some Miscreants at West Agartala | News | Nelive

3 Media Personnel Assaulted by Some Miscreants at West Agartala

Oct 09, 2017 10:21
Media men

Again, some media personnel related case has come to the light. In the recent, three media personnel were assaulted by some miscreants on Sunday midnight while they were on their way back after covering Durga Puja idol immersions. while according to the reports, nobody has been arrested yet, reports said.

According to police reports, two cases have been registered at West Agartala police station and an investigation has been launched. Allegedly, three miscreants of a local gang attacked the media team belonging to a local television channel at around 1:30 am very close to the police station. The victims have been identified as Debashis Saha, who is the owner of the channel, reporter Manik Deb and cameraman Sandip Saha.

According to a police official, we have been looking into the anti-social activities in the area for the last few days. About a month ago a local club tabled a deputation with police against the gang, in which incident Debashis Saha had a role. This may be the reason for the attack but we are investigating. He added that both the parties have lodged complaints against each other.

Meanwhile, journalists’ bodies have condemned the attack. Demanding immediate arrest of the criminals, they said this is not separate from the ongoing spate of attacks on the media’s freedom of expression and speech.

It’s not a first time, while after the Murder of famous journalist Gauri Lankesh, these type of reports in the highlights.

Source: NortheastIndia.com

Oct 09, 2017 10:21

WhatsApp, NorhEast Iindia, Breaking News, News, Assam, Manipur, Politics, Crime, Travel, Lifestyle, NorhEast, NorhEasters

Subscribe to NorthEast India Breaking News Alert by sending Start to 9958459882 via WhatsApp

About Author

See also

Imphal Staff Curator
At least seven people were injured in a low intensity...
Guwahati Staff Curator
The Assam government on Monday  told the state...
Gangtok Staff Curator
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated Sikkim’s...
Rahul Gandhi's decision to remove Lapang from Party Prez' post was justified: MPCC Chief
Shillong Staff Curator
The Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president...