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189 FIRs, 114 held in 3 years for attacks on journalists across India: Govt

Ahir said in Uttar Pradesh, 67 cases were registered in last three years for attacks on media persons in which seven people were arrested

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Altogether 114 people were arrested for attacks on for which 189 cases were registered in different parts of the country in the last three years, the was informed on Tuesday.

for Home said 41 people were arrested and 47 cases registered for the attacks on in 2016. As many as 41 people were arrested and 28 cases registered for similar incidents in 2015.

A total of 32 people were arrested and 114 cases registered in various parts of the country for attacks on in 2014, the minister said.

Ahir said in Uttar Pradesh, 67 cases were registered in last three years for attacks on in which seven people were arrested.

In Madhya Pradesh, 50 cases of attacks on media persons were registered, while 56 people arrested in last three years, he added.

First Published: Tue, December 19 2017. 16:16 IST
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