Brutal murder of Tripura Journalist at Mandai while covering CPI-M / IPFT clash

Source: Tripura Infoway

AGARTALA, Sep 20 (TIWN): IPFT's brutal attack has killed Tripura young journalist Santanu Bhowmik on Wednesday. Resident of Jirania, the young journalist was associated with various electronic media who has been killed while covering IPFT and CPI-M clash at Mandai. The barbaric murder has taken place on Wednesday afternoon when after getting informed about an ongoing tension on that hilly zone, Santanu rushed to Mandai to cover the incident. But, while covering the event suddenly an attack was held upon him with sharp weapons (Da) and continuously the attackers were injuring him. However, CPI-M has claimed the murderers were none other than but IPFT activists. Section 144 has been implemented at Mandai.

Santanu was 26 years old, born on 12 January, 1989, studied at Birendra Nagar High School, VM University.

A source said, Santanu was stretched from the market area and taken to the jungle and with sharp weapon he was killed.

Police is mute, high officials unready to receive phone calls as if ashamed on the incident !

Journalists of Tripura soon had sat on Agartala street demanding immediate arrest of Santanu’s murderers, met the Chief Minister Manik Sarkar.

Shame on law and order of Tripura that can not protect journalists lives.


Mumbai Press Club
Article posted on 21/09/2017

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