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Journalist shot dead in Jharkhand

According to police, the assailants on motorbikes fired five rounds of bullets on Chatra-based journalist Indradeo Yadav on Thursday night

Unidentified assailants shot dead a journalist in Jharkhand’s Chatra district, police said on Friday.
According to police, the assailants on motorbikes fired five rounds of bullets on Chatra-based journalist Indradeo Yadav on Thursday night. He died on the spot.

The attack took place while he was returning home after work. Yadav worked as a correspondent for a local TV channel.

The Jharkhand Journalist Association (JAA) and Journalist Bichar Manch and other media associations have condemned the incident.

JAA has demanded immediate arrest of the accused and Rs 50 lakh as compensation to Yadav’s family.

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