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Panchayat polls: Yet another journalist attacked

22/02/2022 at 12:30 PM

Cuttack, Feb 22: Another journalist has reportedly been attacked in the state during collecting information in the fourth phase of the Panchayat elections in Athagarh locality of Cuttack district on Tuesday.

According to sources, Sushant Sahu, a journalist of a local media house, was collecting information about some agents being denied entry into the booth during the fourth phase polling at booth no 4 under Anandapur panchayat in Athagarh when the miscreants allegedly attacked him.

Earlier, three journalists were assaulted by some miscreants while covering the third phase of Panchayat polls in Bachala Panchayat under Binjharpur block in Jajpur district on February 20.

Also, four journalists were attacked by the locals while they were covering the Panchayat polls in Badhala panchayat under Kanasa block in Puri district on February 16.

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