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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Third journalist murdered in September

By on Saturday, September 23, 2017

Journalist and his mother's bodies found dead in the house when an acquainted knocked the door


Journalists Gauri Lankesh, after then Shantanu Bhowmic and now, a senior journalist in Punjab has been killed, the case of assassination surfaced. According to Hindustan times, Journalist KJ Singh and his 92 years old mother both were found dead in their home. Police says that Mr. KJ Singh was murdered by the throat slit while his mother was strangulated to kill. The police superintendent, Kuldeep Chahl, confirming double murders, said that the police is investigating the intention behind this murder.
Journalist, KJ Singh, had been editor in The Indian EXPRESS, THE TRIBUNE and The Times of India in Chandigarh. According to the information, this double murders was surfaced when an acquainted man came to meet him and knocked from outside the door was not replied. Some stuff from his home has been reported stolen including his car.
Meanwhile on direction of captain Amrinder Singh, CM of Punjab, police has formed a special team (SIT)for this double murders investigation. Sukhbir Singh Badal, former deputy CM of Punjab and president of Siromani Akali Dal, expressing his grief over this incident, appealed the administration to nab the murderers earliest.
The third journalist has been targeted this month and was killed. 5th September when Gauri Lankesh, 20th September when journalist Shantanu Bhowmic in Tripura were killed.
Bhowmick, a journalist working with a local television channel, was covering a clash between the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) and the Tripura Rajyer Upajati Ganamukti Parishad, the tribal wing of the CPM, in Mandai when he was hit from behind and abducted.
Later, Bhowmick was found with serious stab injuries and was taken to Agartala Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared him 'brought dead'.


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