Guwahati Based Photojournalist Threatened with Dire Consequences, Lodges FIR

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Guwahati Based Photojournalist Threatened with Dire Consequences, Lodges FIR

G Plus News | April 10, 2020 10:09 hrs

GUWAHATI: Guwahati-based photo journalist Mahesh Choudhury has been threatened while on duty by anti-social elements of the society. 

Choudhury is a senior photo journalist working with GL Publications. 

He was threatened of dire consequences while trying to capture some clicks near Manipuri Basti on April 9, Thursday.

The Guwahati Press Club has expressed concerns regarding such incidents and has condemned the act of intimidation.

"An FIR has been lodged in this regard and the Press Club has urged city police to investigate the matter and book the culprits at the earliest," GPC General Secretary Sanjoy Ray said in a statement. 

Commenting on the situation, Commissioner of Police Munna Prasad Gupta said, "We will look into it, with all seriousness".

Meanwhile another senior Journalist was brutally beaten at Shivsagar and was allegedly hit by a cop with an iron rod. He got 6 stitch on his head.

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