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12 armed men attacked at office of a local Newspaper, Beat up its Crime Reporter

Posted : 09:46 AM Nov 06,2018 by Gohar
Serial Number : icpfj000154466
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12 armed men attacked at office of a local Newspaper, Beat up its Crime Reporter

Journalist Attacked


PESHAWAR-Pakistan : About 12 men armed with guns and sticks attacked office of a local Urdu daily and beat up its crime reporter, causing him minor injuries.
The incident took place at the office of daily Akhbar when several attackers managed to enter its office and beat up its crime reporter, Kamran Gul.
Mr Gul said there were about a dozen people who were carrying pistols and sticks and they beat him up him black and blue.
He said apparently his beating up was related to his police-related reporting.
A city police statement said that the police chief had formed a four-member committee to investigate the attack on the reporter.
It said SSP operations Javed Iqbal would head the committee and SP city, DSP and SHO Gulbahar would be its members.

Mr. Gohar Ali Khan

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