”Two more journalists attacked”
By: Hadi Hidayat
Ganderbal, March 18: Just after few weeks when a Journalist was physically assaulted
in Kangan Ganderbal, Another incident come to fore on saturday when two more journalist were badly thrashed and threatned by an employee of labour department in Ganderbal.
Two Journalists working with local daily newspaper and news portal said that they were doing their job after they recived some complaints regarding slow service in assistant labour Comissioner office Ganderbal. They went to the office and talked to Assistant labour commissioner about it.
After leaving from the office they were allegedly followed by an employee working in ALC office. The duo were grabbed by the employee on road and took them in a restaurant and thrashed them mericilessly, they also recived threats from from the employee.
The journalists said that the employee physically assaulted them and ironically made baseless allegation against them.
“The journlists fraternity in Ganderbal are feeling insecure, We are being targeted again and again only for doing our professional duties. We are being intimated to remain silent. But we will continue to work irrespective of threats .” A senior journalist said.
Ganderbal Journalist association has condemned the incident and demanded strict disciplinary and legal action against the employees.