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Scribes’ body condemns attack on journalist

27/01/2019 at 6:17 PM

Bhubaneswar: The ‘Sambadika Surakshya Manch’ today condemned the attack on a journalist by a group of youths inside a cinema hall here and demanded immediate arrest of the accused.

Notably, Kapilendra Pradhan, who is working with a leading Odia daily, was thrashed by some students of Utkal University as he opposing their lewd comments on women on Saturday.

According to reports, Pradhan and one of his friends were watching movie inside the Maharaja Cinema Hall at Acharya Vihar Square when the duo was attacked mercilessly.

Though Pradhan, who sustained injuries, registered an FIR at the Saheed Nagar Police Station in connection with the incident, nothing tangible has happened as yet. He was admitted to Capital Hospital and discharged after primary treatment.


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