Nischintakoili, July 23: Once again, a journalist came under ferocious attack while returning home after work.
According to reports, a journalist from Nemal locality was attacked with a liquor bottle while returning home from Nischintakoili on Friday night.
The journalist has been identified as Ratnakar Barik.
Sources said, Ratnakar was returning home Nemal from Nischintakoili yesterday night. Meanwhile, some miscreants assaulted and attacked Barik with liquor bottle on his head causing severe injury.
Hearing the hue and cry of the journalist, local people of the area rushed to the spot and rushed him to nearby CHC. Later, he was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Meanwhile, his wife filed an FIR in Nemal police station.
Several journalists’ associations condemned this incident of attack on a journalist and demanded immediate arrest of culprits who attacked the journalist Barik.