ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Journalists Assaulted

Journalists Assaulted WE are deeply shocked to learn that in a preplanned attack on journalists and filmmakers, the Asian News International (AND team, comprising Girijashankar Ojha, Neeraj Sinha and Sri Prakash, was murderously assaulted by the hired thugs of contractors associated with the Surangi Dam Project, near Ranchi, on July 9, 1996. The team was covering the villagers' protest march against the project. According to available reports, as soon as the team reached the project site at Vijayagiri village, a contractor and his goons attacked the team members. The attackers were armed. Only a few yards away, the SHO of Tamad was stationed along with the armed police. However, the police were mute witness to the assault.

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