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Journalist shot dead in Jharkhand

PTI
Published May 13, 2016, 3:27 pm IST
Updated May 13, 2016, 3:27 pm IST
The journalist was gunned down near panchayat secretariat of the village.
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Chatra (Jharkhand): A journalist was shot dead by unidentified people in Chatra district, police said on Friday.

The deceased, 35-year-old Akhilesh Pratap Singh, who worked for a news channel, was gunned down near panchayat secretariat of the village on Thursday night, a police official said, adding that a bandh was observed in Chatra town in protest against the killing.

 

Chief Minister Raghubar Das condemned the incident and asked Director General of Police D K Pandey to arrest the culprits at the earliest.

A delegation of local journalists met Deputy Commissioner Amit Kumar and Superintendent of Police Anjani Kumar Jha and demanded adequate compensation to the family of the victim.

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