Nation Crime 19 Feb 2017 Tamil Nadu: TV repor ...

Tamil Nadu: TV reporter allegedly stabbed, injured by drug peddlers

PTI
Published Feb 19, 2017, 6:18 pm IST
Updated Feb 19, 2017, 6:19 pm IST
The gang presumed that the reporter had lodged a police complaint against them for selling ganja in the locality.
Representational image: (Photo: file)
 Representational image: (Photo: file)

Madurai: A 50-year-old Tamil TV channel reporter was allegedly stabbed and seriously injured by a gang of drug peddlers in Madurai on Sunday, police said.

Chandran, a reporter with Polimer TV, was attacked by four persons when he was buying milk at a grocery store near his house in P and T Nagar this morning.

 

The gang presumed that the reporter had lodged police complaint against them for selling ganja in the locality, they said.

A case has been registered against the gang members and one of them detained for interrogation, police said. A search for the other gang members is on.

The victim has been admitted to a private hospital with stab injuries in the shoulder, leg and stomach and is said to be in a serious condition.

The gang had a year ago attacked the journalist's son presuming that he (Chandran) was responsible for complaining to the police about the illegal sales of ganja in the locality, they said.

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Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Madurai




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