Reporters attacked near Jharpada Jail in Odisha capital; 4 arrested

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21:

Media persons were attacked by some miscreants near Jharpada Jail in Odisha capital today when Sum Hospital owner Manoj Nayak was being taken on remand by police.


According to sources, reporters and cameramen of various TV channels and print media were attacked by 10-15 persons while the former were trying to have reaction of Nayak regarding his arrest.

Some cameras and booms were reportedly damaged by the miscreants. Several reporters sustained injuries in the attack as well, sources said.

Police have arrested four persons in connection with the incident. After questioning, it has come to fore that those persons belong to an organisation owned by Manoj Nayak.

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