Jailed journalist acquitted

IN Media Watch Briefs | 21/07/2016

Adivasi journalist Somaru Nag has been acquitted by a trial court in Chhattisgarh. He was arrested on July 16, 2015 on charges of aiding Maoists. Another Bastar journalist, Santosh Yadav, is still in jail. The acquittal is a comment on  arbitrariness of his arrest and long incaceration by the Chhattisgarh police.              

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