Property of journalist attacked; family threatened
Jammu : A sub editor of local daily newspaper of Jammu was targeted and his property was damaged by some miscreants.
It is to mention that incident happened when one Vinod Anand S/o Sh Ram Lal R/o 670, Bharat Nagar, Rehari Colony with some malafied intentions along with sharp edged weapon barged into the house of Sub Editor of local daily newspaper Madan Mohan Gupta in the intervening night of September 11-12, 2016 at 3:45 AM. “He (Vinod Anand) after illegally dismantling a portion of the wall of the sub editor, started abusing and thrashing the entire family members including females without any reason”, narrated sub editor, adding , “when he asked for the reason why he taking such an arrogant step by dismantling the property, he indulging in threatening the family members for dire consequences besides abusing the same.” It is to mention that the Vinod Anand is an immediate neighbour to sub editor and portion of his house adjoining with the house of sub-editor.
“I without wasting any time after this incident approached the Police Post of concerned area and brought into the notice the entire matter”, he added further, saying that after repeatedly approaching the concerned police officials of the area, no action has been taken so far thus mental harassment to the victim. “I also submitted a complaint letter to the concerned police post but it is unfortunate that police officials instead of taking stern action against the said person, asked me to approach the Court for getting the an order for registering FIR into the matter. It is further to mention that sub editor is a heart and diabetic patient, receiving medical treatment, this mental harassment could prove to be a risk to his life.
He appealed to the higher administrative and police authorities to intervene and take strict action into the matter.
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