• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Third journalist killed in India in three months

Sudip Dutta Bhaumik

By: Sarwar Alam

An Indian soldier shot dead a journalist following a dispute, police said on Wednesday (22), the country’s third high-profile media killing in barely three months. Sudip Dutta Bhaumik died Tuesday at a paramilitary base in the remote northeastern state of Tripura, where his editor said he was investigating allegations of financial fraud by the force. Local police chief Abhijit Saptarshi said the soldier shot and killed Bhaumik “after they argued and scuffled over some issue” and had since been arrested. “He was shot dead inside the office of the commander by a soldier,” Saptarshi said, adding the soldier claimed Bhaumik…

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