TJU demands quick punishment of culprits involved in persecution of Journalist

Tripura Journalists Union organises a media conference at Agartala Press Club today protesting against the barbaric attack on Journalist Rahul Das at Teliamura by goons backed by certain political party.

He was brutally attacked with sharp weapon when returning from work on 3rd May.

The local journalists working at Teliamura rushed Rahul to hospital for treatment and also protested infront of Teliamura PS.

However due to some unknown reason, the culprits werenot arrested till morning of 5th May.

Taking initiative as always the a team of representative Journalists from Agartala rushed to Teliamura and under their pressure, Teliamura police arrested 6 persons before evening of 5th May.

Later Rahul das was brought to GBP hospital for better treatment.

Rahul das informed media that the attackers were backed by Congress party and the culprits made symbol of CPIM party with sharp weapon on his back.

On perspective of the events, Tripura Journalists Union National Secretary demanded custodial trial of the culprits and application of “NSA”.

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