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Arunachal media condemn killing of journalist

By Correspondent

ITANAGAR, Nov 13 - Shocked by the �gruesome� murder of Dainik Bhaskar journalist Dharmendra Kumar Singh by unidentified assailants at Amra in Bihar on Saturday, the Press fraternity of Arunachal Pradesh condemned the incident in its strongest terms and urged the Bihar Government to bring justice to his family.

Singh was gunned down by unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants on Saturday morning, making it the second murder of a journalist in the State in the past six months.

In a joint statement issued on Sunday, Arunachal Press Club, Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists and Arunachal Electronic Media Association expressed deep shock at killing of the journalist who took on the powerful local mafia on many occasions through his writings.

It said that perpetrators should be brought to justice and awarded exemplary punishment.

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