Journalist stabbed in Siwan

IN Media Watch Briefs | 22/08/2017
Yet another journalist has been attacked in Bihar's Siwan District on the night of August 20.  The incident happened in the district which witnessed the killing of another journalist last year.  Rajesh Kumar, who was a crime reporter for a local vernacular daily had written a story about the molestation of a girl, which may have angered the criminals. The police are investigating the case.  He was stabbed while returning home. His condition is critical reports Gulf News.                     
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