November 17, 2020 12:43:33 am
A reporter with an Assam each day was tied to an electrical pole and overwhelmed when he went to report on a suspected playing joint on Sunday afternoon. Images of the incident have been being circulated on social media on Monday.
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday directed the police to take strict motion in opposition to the culprits.
Until Monday night, nobody was arrested within the case. “All accused are absconding. The hunt for them is on,” mentioned a senior official of Palashbari police station in Kamrup (Rural) district.
Milan Mahanta, a reporter with the newspaper Axomiya Pratidin, was reportedly attacked when he was about to report on playing in Mirza on the event of Diwali.
Mahanta instructed the media that when he was at a paan store close to the spot, a bunch of seven males attacked him and threatened to kill him. “They tied me to a publish. They instructed me that they might see who involves rescue me,” Mahanta mentioned.
Mahanta was quickly rescued by locals. His accidents weren’t severe.
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