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Tripura video journalist arrested; Journalists gheraoed East Agartala PS and Police headquarter

A video journalist in Tripura has been arrested by the police in Agartala.

The video journalist named Nitai Dey was arrested by the Tripura police on Tuesday evening.

According to sources, Nitai Dey was arrested while he was covering the restrictions imposed by the Tripura  government on sale of fuel.

Dey got engaged in a heated altercation with some police personnel while he was covering the story at a fuel station in Agartala, sources said.

Journalists also staged a protest outside the headquarters of Tripura police against the arrest of the video journalist.

On Wednesday, Pranab Sarkar, secretary of Agartala Press Club, Subal Dey, president, and Arun Nath, a journalist, held a series of meetings with the OC and other high-ranking officials.

Senior editors and journalists led by Agartala Press Club Secretary Pranab Sarkar and others since Wednesday morning launched agitations in front of the East Agartala police station and the Police Headquarters demanding action against the accused police personnel.

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