Journalist arrested in Dantewada

IN Media Watch Briefs | 26/03/2016

Deepak Jaiswal, the Dantewada bureau chief of daily newspaper Dainik  Dainandini has been picked up by police, according to Kamal Shukla, convener of the struggle committee for the security of local  journalists. With two journalists already in jail and Prabhat Singh, arrested this  week on charges of obscenity for a Whatsapp message, Jaiswal is the fourth Chhattisgarh  journalist to be arrested by police. He has  been  charged with sections on trespass, extortion and obstruction of the duty of a public servant in a case in Geedam district  of Dantewada for allegedly clicking photographs of school students without permission and extorting money from the school authorities.  


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