Arun Jaitley orders independent probe on attack on journalists


Uttar Pradesh: After the recent attack on prominent journalists, the center has demanded an independent probe in Shamli District of Uttar Pradesh.

The Union Finance and Information and Broadcasting Minister, Arun Jaitley had tweeted condemning the attack on journalists in Uttar Pradesh and also recommended the independent prone to be carried out.

Samajwadi Party leader and MLA Nahid Hasan and his aides had attacked the journalists of an English news channel. The journalists had gone to do a story about the death of an 8 year old boy who lost his life due to celebratory firing in UP on Sunday

The celebration was in regard to the victory of their candidate, Nafisa, in the local body polls

The members of BJP had alleged that killing was a pre-planned assault.