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Another scribe attacked in Puri

1/02/2019 at 5:58 PM

Puri: A group of five miscreants today attacked Bikram Acharya, a journalist with a vernacular daily near Water Park along the Konark-Puri Marine Drive.

Acharya was admitted to a hospital nearby. The exact reason behind the attack has not been ascertained as yet. Acharya is working with prominent Odisha daily The Prameya.

Earlier on Saturday, Kapilendra Pradhan- working with The Prameya in Bhubaneswar was also attacked by a group of youths in a cinema hall when he spoke out against their objectionable remarks at women inside the hall.

Saheed Nagar Police also arrested three persons on charges of assaulting Pradhan.

Recently, a circulation manager of a newspaper was also killed by miscreants and another journalist was attacked by miscreants in Pattamundai in Kendrapara district crating a panic among journalists.

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