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Journalists want SHO suspended over attack on newsman

IANS  |  Ghaziabad 

Over 200 journalists on Thursday took out a procession against the attack on Chaudhary and demanded the suspension of a (SHO).

Staging a protest at the office of the of Police, the journalists demanded suspension of Kavi Nagar Samarjit Singh for failing to provide security to the

SSP agreed to provide security to the victim's family, the complainant and a witness to the attack, Deepak Tomar, but refused to suspend the

The newsmen argued that the preventive measures taken by the were insufficient and that the crime occurred despite two complaints submitted by the who was shot at.

"We are very close to cracking the case," said Krishna.

Chaudhary, working with Sahara Samay Hindi television news channel, was shot at and seriously wounded by four to five criminals riding two-wheelers at his Ghaziabad residence on Sunday evening.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 17:26 IST
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