AJWJU to launch agitation over attack on journalist

AJWJU general secretary S Roshimala Devi, who is also the ISTV Jiribam correspondent was allegedly beaten up with a stick by the commando personnel.


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The All Jiribam Working Journalist Union (AJWJU) on Sunday decided to launch agitation against the attack on a journalist by a security personnel, demanding appropriate punishment to the personnel involved in the act.

AJWJU general secretary S Roshimala Devi, who is also the ISTV Jiribam correspondent was allegedly beaten up with a stick by the commando personnel at around 3 pm near Lamkhai Keithel.

Alleging that the journalist was allegedly beaten up without any warning or provocation by personnel of Jiribam commando, the AJWU decided at an emergency meeting held on Sunday to cease work from Monday onwards.

First Published:April 25, 2021, 11:50 p.m.

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