Just two days after Gauri Lankesh’s murder in Bengaluru, another journalist was shot at in Bihar.
Two days after senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead in Bengaluru, another scribe was today attacked in Bihar. Journalist Pankaj Mishra was shot at in Arwal district.
The condition of Mishra, working for Rashtriya Sahara newspaper, is stated to be critical. He has been referred to Patna Medical College and Hospital in the state’s capital.
According to the police, the journalist was attacked by two bike-borne assailants.
One of the accused who shot the scribe has been arrested. Police said it is a case of personal enmity.
September 8, 2017 at 4:24 pm
The shooting of another journalist in Bihar is an indication of increase in intolerance from those who are involved in unfair deals. The killing must be condemned and the matter must be investigated